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Shakespeare 5018 VHF Antenna

  • Antenna Length: 17 feet 6", Band: VHF Marine Band, Sections: 2, Color: White
  • Max. Input Power: 150 Watts, Gain: 9 dB, Bandwidth: 3 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
  • Supplied with 20 ft. RG-8/X Cable and PL-259 Connector
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    Shakespeare 5018 VHF Antenna


    • Designed for long distance communication, durability and stability
    • Phased 1/2-wave elements in a collinear array with choking sleeve to suppress cable radiation
    • Brass and copper elements for maximum range and efficiency
    • (2) Sections (base 105 in. / tip 105 in.)
    • 5-year limited warranty


    • Shakespeare Model No. 5018
    • Length: 17 ft. 6 in.
    • Sections: 2
    • Color: Galaxy white
    • Ferrule: Stainless steel with standard 1"-14 Thread
    • Cable Supplied: 20 ft. RG-8/X
    • Connector Supplied: PL-259 (not installed)
    • Suggested Mount: Shakespeare 409-R or 410-R swivel mount (each sold separately)
    • Band: VHF Marine Band
    • Frequency Range: 156 - 164 MHz
    • Gain: 9 dB
    • Max. Input Power: 150 Watts
    • SWR (Standing Wave Ratio): Nominally 1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
    • Bandwidth: 3 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
    • Impedance: 50 Ohms
    • Polarity: Vertical
    • DC Ground: No*

    *Antenna will read as open when tested with ohm meter.


    Shakespeare 410-R Antenna Swivel Standoff Mounting Kit
    Item #: 252296
  • Type: Vertical Surface Mount, Includes Swivel Mount and Upper Bracket
  • Material: Stainless Steel / Nylon, with Standard 1" -14 Thread Fitting
  • Upper Bracket is Designed for 1-1/2", 1-1/8" and 1" Antennas
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    Shakespeare 408-R Antenna Upper Mounting Bracket
    Item #: 252297
  • Type: Stand Off for Vertical Surface Mount
  • Material: Nylon, with Standard 1" -14 Thread Fitting
  • Upper Bracket Designed for 1-1/2", 1-1/8" and 1" Antennas
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