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Shakespeare Classic 5216 VHF Antenna

  • Antenna Length: 15", Band: VHF Marine Band, Sections: 1, Color: Black
  • Max. Input Power: 25 Watts, Gain: Unity, Bandwidth: 5 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
  • Supplied with L-Shaped Mounting Bracket and SO-239 Connector
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    0.35 Lbs.
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    Shakespeare 5216 VHF Antenna


    • Popular, basic antenna designed to reduce signal fading in rough seas
    • End-fed center-loaded stainless steel whip antenna with gold-plated connector
    • Brass and copper elements for maximum range and efficiency
    • Specifically designed and built for racing sailboats
    • 2-year limited warranty


    • Shakespeare Model No. 5216
    • Length: 15 in.
    • Sections: 1
    • Color: Black
    • Ferrule: L-bracket
    • Cable Supplied: None (sold separately)
    • Connector Supplied: SO-239 (PL-259 sold separately)
    • Band: VHF Marine Band
    • Gain: Unity
    • Max. Input Power: 25 Watts
    • SWR (Standing Wave Ratio): Nominally 1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
    • Bandwidth: 5 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
    • Impedance: 50 Ohms
    • Polarity: Vertical
    • DC Ground: No*

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


    Ancor RG-8X Coaxial Cable - Sold Per Foot
    Item #: 255007
  • Cable Type: RG-8X, Premium Tinned Copper
  • Outside Diameter: 1/4", Color: White
  • Sold by the Foot
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    Shakespeare Centerpin Gold-Plated PL-259 Connector
    Item #: 255016
  • Type: Self-Crimping
  • Orientation: Male, Sold Individually
  • Function: Installation of PL-259 Cable, Material: Gold-Plated Brass
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    Ancor RG-8X Coaxial Cable - Sold by the Spool
    Item #: 255070
  • Cable Type: RG-8X, Premium Tinned Copper
  • Outside Diameter: 1/4", Color: White
  • Spool Length: 250', Sold by the Spool
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