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Gam Split Lead SSB Backstay Antenna
Gam Split Lead SSB Backstay Antenna
Gam Split Lead SSB Backstay Antenna
Gam Split Lead SSB Backstay Antenna

Gam Split Lead SSB Backstay Antenna

  • Leg Length: 15' x 2 of GTO 15 Cable, Actual Antenna is 34' Long, Insulated
  • More Conductive than Stainless Steel
  • Eliminates the Need for Backstay Insulators and Shock Hazard
  • Item #: 
    255484
    Brand: 
    Gam Electronics
    Model #: 

    SPLIT LEAD ANTENNA

    Packaged Weight: 
    7.15 Lbs.
    List Price: 
    $465.00
    Our Price:
    $449.99
    255484 Gam Electronics Gam Split Lead SSB Backstay Antenna SPLIT LEAD ANTENNA

    The Gam / McKim Split Lead Single Side Band Antenna eliminates the need for backstay insulators forever. You no longer need to compromise the integrity of backstay by cutting it and installation of costly insulators. The Split Lead antenna press fits onto your existing backstay without the need of special tools.

    Features:

    • The Split Lead antenna simply press fits onto your existing backstay wire
      • No special tools required.
      • Secured at both ends by a simple plastic clamp
    • Safety:
      • The split lead antenna installation requires no alteration of the backstay thus preserving full mechanical integrity of the backstay wire
    • All RF elements of the antenna are fully insulated eliminating the possibility of the shock hazard posed by the bare wire connection in conventional backstay antennas.
    • Ease of Installation:
      • No cutting, no swaging, no measuring, no special tools, no special skills required
      • Simply press fit over the existing backstay wire and clamp at top and bottom
    • Performance:
      • Active elements are designed for RF
      • More conductive than the stainless steel backstay wire
      • Lead wire connections are waterproof and electrically sound
      • No more corrosion where the bare copper wire is wrapped around the stainless steel backstay
      • The antenna's insulated housing reduces "Precipitation Static" often associated with heavy squalls and thunderstorms
    • Stowage and Portability
      • The Split Lead antenna can be coiled up to a diameter of approximately 26" for ease of storage
      • It can be easily removed when the mast or backstay require work and can readily be transferred from one vessel to another.
    • Durability:
      • The outer housing is very durable, resistant to weathering and, since it under no mechanical stress, should last for may years in the marine environment.
    • Cost:
      • The GAM / McKim Split Lead Antenna is priced to compete with conventional backstay insulators (including swaging costs) and less expensive than many insulators utilizing reusable terminals

    Specifications:

    • Dimensions: 25" x 25" x 3" (Stored)
    • Frequency: 4 MHz
    • Feedline: 15' (GTO 15)
      • Actual antenna is 34' long
    • Power Rating: 150 Watts

    Installation:

    The GAM/McKim Split Lead Antenna is designed for Single Side Band Marine Radios with Tuners. You will need 34 feet of space on your backstay. The backstay diameter should be between 1/4" and 7/16". As the name implies, the center tube of the antenna housing is split which allows it to be put onto the backstay slid up the stay until you have reached the height that you desire for the bottom of the antenna housing. The antenna is supplied with 15 feet of GTO-15 for connection to the tuner.

    Gam Split Lead SSB Backstay Antenna
    449.99
    Status:    null In Stock

    The Gam / McKim Split Lead Single Side Band Antenna eliminates the need for backstay insulators forever. You no longer need to compromise the integrity of backstay by cutting it and installation of costly insulators. The Split Lead antenna press fits onto your existing backstay without the need of special tools.

    Features:

    • The Split Lead antenna simply press fits onto your existing backstay wire
      • No special tools required.
      • Secured at both ends by a simple plastic clamp
    • Safety:
      • The split lead antenna installation requires no alteration of the backstay thus preserving full mechanical integrity of the backstay wire
    • All RF elements of the antenna are fully insulated eliminating the possibility of the shock hazard posed by the bare wire connection in conventional backstay antennas.
    • Ease of Installation:
      • No cutting, no swaging, no measuring, no special tools, no special skills required
      • Simply press fit over the existing backstay wire and clamp at top and bottom
    • Performance:
      • Active elements are designed for RF
      • More conductive than the stainless steel backstay wire
      • Lead wire connections are waterproof and electrically sound
      • No more corrosion where the bare copper wire is wrapped around the stainless steel backstay
      • The antenna's insulated housing reduces "Precipitation Static" often associated with heavy squalls and thunderstorms
    • Stowage and Portability
      • The Split Lead antenna can be coiled up to a diameter of approximately 26" for ease of storage
      • It can be easily removed when the mast or backstay require work and can readily be transferred from one vessel to another.
    • Durability:
      • The outer housing is very durable, resistant to weathering and, since it under no mechanical stress, should last for may years in the marine environment.
    • Cost:
      • The GAM / McKim Split Lead Antenna is priced to compete with conventional backstay insulators (including swaging costs) and less expensive than many insulators utilizing reusable terminals

    Specifications:

    • Dimensions: 25" x 25" x 3" (Stored)
    • Frequency: 4 MHz
    • Feedline: 15' (GTO 15)
      • Actual antenna is 34' long
    • Power Rating: 150 Watts

    Installation:

    The GAM/McKim Split Lead Antenna is designed for Single Side Band Marine Radios with Tuners. You will need 34 feet of space on your backstay. The backstay diameter should be between 1/4" and 7/16". As the name implies, the center tube of the antenna housing is split which allows it to be put onto the backstay slid up the stay until you have reached the height that you desire for the bottom of the antenna housing. The antenna is supplied with 15 feet of GTO-15 for connection to the tuner.

     
    Gam Split Lead SSB Backstay Antenna - Scratch & Dent
    Item #: 255484D1
  • Leg Length: 15' x 2 of GTO 15 Cable, Actual Antenna is 34' Long, Insulated
  • More Conductive than Stainless Steel
  • Eliminates the Need for Backstay Insulators and Shock Hazard
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    List Price: $465.00
    Scratch & Dent Price: $389.00
    Model #: SPLIT LEAD ANTENNA
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