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Sailboat kit with 3' stainless antenna, 60'of RG-8/X coax cable and solder on connectors. Everything in one package.
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Shakespeare 5215-C-X Classic Masthead 3dB VHF Antenna Kit

A favourite with Sailboat owners, this lightweight, low profile, stainless steel antenna is specially designed for masthead mounting.

Identical to the 5215 model, but comes with 60' of RG-8/X coax cable and connectors.

  • 3' (0.9m) End-Fed 1/2-Wave Stainless Steel Whip with 3dB Gain
  • Sealed, tin-plated copper wire coil
  • Stainless steel body and whip
  • SO-239 connector
  • Includes 60' RG-8/X low-loss cable and PL-259 connectors
  • Mount: Stainless steel “L” bracket supplied for mast mounting
  • One section
  • Shakespeare Limited Warranty: 2 years


  Shakespeare 5215 and 5215-C-X Installation Instructions

Shakespeare 5215-C-X Squatty Body® Specifications
Band: VHF Marine Band
Antenna Gain: 3dB
Max. Input Power: 50 watts
SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 162 MHz
Bandwidth: 7 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
Ferrule: L-bracket and retaining nut, SO-239 connector
Polarity: Vertical
Impedance: 50 Ohms
DC Ground: No DC Ground - The antenna will read open on continuity test.
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Limited Warranty:
2 years

Gain is the transmission pattern of your antenna, measured in decibels (dB).

The higher the dB, the farther the range. As gain increases, beamwidth is narrowed.

Small, lightweight boats, which tend to roll excessively in heavy seas, normally do not use an antenna with a gain rating higher than 6dB.

Larger or more stable vessels can use higher gain antennas effectively.

  • 3 dB Gain: Usually, a 4' antenna is best suited for powerboats under 24' or sailboats.
  • 6 dB Gain: Usually, an 8' antenna is best suited for boats over 23'.
  • 9 dB Gain: Usually, any antenna 12' or taller is best suited for boats over 32'.

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