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Shakespeare Galaxy 5396-AIS Little Giant Antenna

  • Type: Broadband VHF 3dB
  • Height: 4 Feet, Material: Commercial-Grade Fiberglass Construction
  • Includes 20 Feet of RG-8/X Cable and a PL-259 Connector
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    • Specially designed to meet the broader bandwidth requirements of all popular AIS transceivers
    • Height: 4 Feet (1.2m)
    • Type: Broadband VHF 3dB with End-fed 1/2-wave coaxial sleeve
    • Shakespeare’s Galaxy® 5396-AIS antenna features commercial-grade fiberglass construction
    • Brass and copper elements
    • Galaxy high-gloss, non-yellowing, polyurethane finish
    • Includes Stainless steel ferrule with 1"-14 thread
    • Includes 20 Feet of 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
    • Suggested Mount(s): 5187 and 4187

    Specifications :


    Broadband VHF

    Antenna Gain:


    Max. Input Power:

    50 watts


    nominally 1.5:1 at 158 MHz


    5 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR


    Stainless steel

    Coax Supplied:

    20 ft of RG-8/X

    Connector Supplied:

    PL-259, not installed


    Galaxy White

    DC Ground:

    DC Grounded - The antenna will read shorted on continuity test.

    Limited Warranty:

    5 years


    Additional Handling Note:
    Most carriers impose an extra handling fee of $10.50, that will be added to your shipping charges if it applies.


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    Item #: 258471
  • Improves AIS Performance, Ideal for Vesper Watchmate Installation
  • RF Performance: Frequency Range 156MHz to 163MHz
  • Power Supply: 12 - 24 Volts DC, <0.8 Watts nominal
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