Shakespeare Electronic Products Group-European Operations

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Style 5396-AIS Little Giant™

1.2m (4') AIS 3dB

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  • End-fed 1/2-wave coaxial sleeve

    Specially designed to meet the broader bandwidth requirements of all popular AIS transceivers, Shakespeare’s Galaxy® Style 5396-AIS antenna features commercial-grade fiberglass construction. With the great looks of Shakespeare’s Galaxy® Little Giant™ series the 1.2m (4’) antenna comes with a standard 1”-14 threaded stainless steel ferrule and 6m (20’) of RG-8X Coax.

    • Brass and copper elements
    • Galaxy high-gloss, non-yellowing, polyurethane finish
    • Stainless steel ferrule with 1"-14 thread
    • Includes 6m (20ft) RG-8/X cable and a PL-259 connector
    • Specially designed for Automatic Information System applications
    • One section

    Best applications include: Systems requiring AIS antennas

  • Galaxy 5396-AIS Little Giant™ Specifications
    Band: Broadband VHF
    Antenna Gain: 3dB
    Max. Input Power: 50 watts
    SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 158 MHz
    Bandwidth: 5 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
    Ferrule: Stainless steel
    Coax Supplied: 6m (20 ft) of RG-8/X
    Connector Supplied: PL-259, not installed
    Color/finish: Galaxy White
    DC Ground: DC Grounded - The antenna will read shorted on continuity test.
    Limited Warranty:
    5 years


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  • Instruction sheet (PDF): 5396-AIS.pdf

    iconShakespeare VHF Marine Antennas (YouTube Video)

    iconShakespeare AIS Marine Antennas (Video) (YouTube Video)

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

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