Shakespeare Electronic Products Group-European Operations

Marine rule the waves

Style 5208-R

7m (23') VHF Marine Band 9dB

  • Description
  • Specifications
  • Where to buy
  • Accesoriess
  • Support
  • Phased 1/2-wave elements in a collinear array with choking stub to suppress cable radiation and a band spread matching sleeve

    The Style 5208-R delivers performance and then some. Its nine phased 1/2-wave element, 7m (23-foot) design means long distance communications in heavy seas... no problem!

    • Brass and copper elements for maximum range and efficiency
    • Chrome-plated brass ferrule with standard 1"-14 thread
    • Suggested mount: Style 410-R Mounting Kit for deck or side mounting (mounts sold separately)
    • 2 Sections: Base: 4.1m (162") ; Tip: 2.9m (114")

    Twin to: Shakespeare Style 5308-R



  • Shakespeare 5208-R Ocean Twin Specifications
    Band: VHF Marine Band
    Antenna Gain: 9dB
    Max. Input Power: 50 watts
    SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
    Bandwidth: 5 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
    Ferrule: Chrome-plated brass
    Color/finish: White
    Polarity: Vertical
    Impedance: 50 Ohms
    DC Ground: No DC Ground - The antenna will read open on continuity test.
    Limited Warranty:
    2 years


  • Thank you for your interest in our Marine Antennas and Marine Products. Please use the Dealer Locator to find the Dealer closest to you who can best help you purchase the Shakespeare® Antennas.

    If you do not see a Dealer in your area, or have any questions or concerns, please Contact Us and we will be happy to assist you any way we can.

  • Instruction sheet (PDF): 5208-R.pdf

    iconShakespeare VHF Marine Antennas (YouTube Video)

    iconTroubleshooting Your Marine Antenna Installation (YouTube Video)

    For other technical information, please email Tech Support


Back to all Classic VHF