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Style 5218

0.48m (19") VHF Marine Band Unity Gain

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  • Base-load stainless steel whip

    This small, stainless steel whip antenna features a magnetic mount, for fast and easy attachment to magnet-friendly surfaces. You can set this one up in a hurry, and detach it easily.

    • Black stainless steel whip
    • Black magnetic mount included
    • 4.6m (15ft) RG-58 A/U cable and PL-259 plug
    • Fast, easy set up
    • One section
  • Shakespeare 5218 Specifications
    Band: VHF Marine Band
    Antenna Gain: Unity Gain
    Max. Input Power: 25 watts
    SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
    Bandwidth: 7 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
    Coax Supplied: 4.6m (15 ft) of RG-58 A/U
    Connector Supplied: PL-259
    Color/finish: Black
    Polarity: Vertical
    Impedance: 50 Ohms
    DC Ground: No DC Ground - The antenna will read open on continuity test.
    Limited Warranty:
    2 years


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    iconHow to Install a PL-259 Marine Connector (YouTube Video)

    iconTroubleshooting Your Marine Antenna Installation (YouTube Video)

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