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VHF Antenna - 5226XT Galaxy 8FT, Black

$184.99

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Model # 159371 | Mfg # 5226-XT

Product Description

 
Shakespeare's best 8', 6dB Gain antenna, The 5226-XT is stronger, sturdier, and stiffer for use on hard tops, T-tops, radar arches, or wherever its extra resistance to high winds and high speeds is welcome.  Each antenna includes 20' RG-8X cable and PL-259 connector.
 
  • Brass and copper elements for maximum range and efficiency.
  • Stainless steel ferrule with standard 1"-14 thread.
  • Low-loss ethafoam spacers for strong mechanical support.
  • Black high-gloss polyurethane finish.
  • five-year guarantee.

Specs

VHF Antenna - 5226XT Galaxy 8FT, Black

Best Use VHF
Elements Brass & Copper
Gain 6 Decibels
Lead 20' RG-8X Cable with PL-259 Connector
Length 8'
Material Fiberglass
Warranty Details Five Years

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Shakespeare VHF Antenna - 5226XT Galaxy 8FT, Black
 
5.0

(based on 2 reviews)

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5.0

It's a great antenna works good on T tops run 60 miles an ho

By Scarab

from Hudson , Fl

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Fine-Tuning
  • Strong Signal

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Shakespeare VHF Antenna - 5226XT Galaxy 8FT, Black:

      Great antenna works great on the top 60 miles an hour does not move

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great VHF antenna for the price

      By Nauti Angler

      from New Jersey

      About Me Power User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Fine-Tuning
      • Price
      • Strong Signal

      Cons

      • none

      Best Uses

      • Boat

      Comments about Shakespeare VHF Antenna - 5226XT Galaxy 8FT, Black:

      Great price.....great functionality

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