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SHAKESPEARE Galaxy 5225-XT/5226-XT 8' Antenna

Model # 159363Mfg # 5225-XT

$139.99

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Product Description

Collinear-phased 5/8-wave elements to maximize range and quality. This is Shakespeare’s classic 5225 in a stronger, stiffer unit. They’re extra-tough for use on hardtops, T-tops, radar arches or wherever extra resistance to high winds and high speeds is welcome. Urethane finish.
  • Application: Top quality VHF antenna
  • Gain: 6dB
  • Length: 8'
  • Material: Urethane-coated fiberglass
  • Elements: Complex brass and copper
  • Base Type: Mirror-finished stainless steel ferrule; 1"-14 threads
  • Lead: 20' RG-8X coax and PL-259 connector
  • Warranty: Five years limited

NOTE: This item cannot ship via USPS, it exceeds the carriers maximum length.

Specs

Galaxy 5225-XT/5226-XT 8' Antenna

Application VHF
Base Type Mirror-finished stainless steel ferrule with standard 1"-14 thread
Gain 6dB
Elements Brass & Copper
Lead 20' RG-8X Coax
PL-259 connector
Length 8'
Material Fiberglass
Urethane Finish
Warranty 5 Years
Limited

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ShakespeareGalaxy 5225 XT/5226 XT 8' Antenna
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (4)
  • Strong signal (4)
  • Easy to set up (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

      Reviewed by 4 customers

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      4.0

      Easy installation.

      By Just Relax

      from Carolina Beach,NC

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Strong Signal

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Attic/Roof Mount

        Comments about Galaxy 5225 XT/5226 XT 8' Antenna:

        Good for when you want a better antenna but do nt need to have extra support.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I'd buy it again

        By b2busy

        from Cherry Valley, CA

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Strong Signal

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Galaxy 5225 XT/5226 XT 8' Antenna:

            Attachment of terminal was easy with some soldering knowledge. order a solderless terminal if inexperienced.

            Service and delivery comments:

            Antenna arrived in good condition.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Don't skimp where your life is at stake

            By LKM9

            from Alamo, CA

            About Me Casual User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cost vs performance
            • Durable
            • Ease of installation
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Quality of construction
            • Strong Signal

            Cons

            • none

            Best Uses

            • Coast Guard Alerts
            • General Communication
            • Weather

            Comments about Galaxy 5225 XT/5226 XT 8' Antenna:

            I have had to use the radio to call for help. The signal was excellent in pitching seas. Cheaper antennae can lose signal when the boat is pitching badly. This unit has a broader signal and thankfully our calls were answered. Our boat was disabled and we were heading out under the Golden Gate Bridge to go crabbing. Anyone who knows the bay area knows how rough it can be out there. When your motor dies your only life saver is your radio. This is not part of your boat you want to scrimp on. This model has the newer low loss signal cable which is larger than the older versions.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Like It says"Top Quality"

            By Denny G.

            from Tafton, Pa

            About Me Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Strong Signal

            Cons

            • none

            Best Uses

            • Boat

            Comments about Galaxy 5225 XT/5226 XT 8' Antenna:

            Works great and I love the stainless Steel bottom.
            Was easy to install and I soldered the connector in place.

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