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SHAKESPEARE Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna

Model # 6966063Mfg # 8700


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Product Description

Classic styling and an upgraded fiberglass radome bring durability, stiffness and reliability to your radio needs. Brass and copper 5/8 wave elements boost range and efficiency, stainless steel ferrule and 20' RG-8X low loss cable boost your signal strength. Shakespeare’s long-lasting construction and finish keep it working and looking great-for at least five years, guaranteed.
  • Application: Marine VHF
  • Gain: 6dB
  • Length: 8'
  • Material: Fiberglass w/polyurethane finish
  • Elements: Brass and copper
  • Base Type: Mirror-finished stainless steel ferrule w/1"-14 threads
  • Lead: 20'RG-8X Coax, PL-259
  • Warranty: Five years


Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF 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
Polyurethane finish
Warranty 5 Years

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This will save my life

By peter pan II

from Maui, Hawaii

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  • Durable
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Strong Signal


    Best Uses

    • Gunnel mount

    Comments about Mariner 8700 Extra Tough 8' 6dB VHF Antenna:

    Reasonable shipping cost, via FEDEX and second delivery service to Maui. No where else can you beat the shipping cost and the west Marine guarantee for this item. I has a 5 year warrantee by West Marine and that means a lot. The signal is great. Now I can reach other boaters on the water at least 15 miles away and more important the Coast Guard. It works well and it may help save a life if needed.

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