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8 6db Economy VHF Antenna

$54.99

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Model # 548420 | Mfg # 5206-N

Product Description

Same as the Style 5206-C, but the 5206-N has a nylon ferrule. An economical and lightweight, self-supporting antenna for good communications where range is not the predominant factor.

  • 6dB Gain, 8', fiberglass finish VHF marine band antenna.
  • Coax cable element.
  • Nylon ferrule with standard 1"-14 thread.
  • Bandwidth: 3 MHz.
  • SWR: 1.5:1 @156.8 MHz.
  • Impedance (Ohms): 50.
  • Max. Input (Watts): 50.
  • DC Ground: YES.
  • Two year warranty.

Specs

8 6db Economy VHF Antenna

Elements Copper
Gain 6 Decibels
Lead 15' RG-58 Cable with PL-259 Connector
Length 8'
Material Fiberglass
Warranty Details Two Years

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Shakespeare 8 6db Economy VHF Antenna
 
3.6

(based on 5 reviews)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

No Pros

Cons

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Best Uses

  • Boating / sailing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (3)

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5.0

Great VHF Antenna for the price

By Johnnyhastext

from Palisades, NY

About Me Casual User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Easy to Install
  • Easy to Use
  • Good Value
  • Lots of Features
  • Reliable
  • Waterproof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Boating

    Comments about Shakespeare 8 6db Economy VHF Antenna:

    I use this VHF Antenna on my 28' power boat. It looks great, functions very well and was easy to install.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
     
    1.0

    Broke off in less than a month

    By Jam

    from Miami

    About Me Enthusiast

    Pros

      Cons

      • Unreliable

      Best Uses

        Comments about Shakespeare 8 6db Economy VHF Antenna:

        Went in bay and broke off mount

         
        4.0

        Great replacement.

        By Crowbar

        from Essexville, MI

        About Me Casual User

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Boating
            • Outdoor

            Comments about Shakespeare 8 6db Economy VHF Antenna:

            Good economical reliable quality antenna.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
             
            4.0

            Not bad!

            By Hartk9nett

            from San Diego

            About Me Power User

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Install
            • Good Value
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Boating

              Comments about Shakespeare 8 6db Economy VHF Antenna:

              Perfect for inshore/offshore use in Southern California. I'm honestly impressed with the amount of range I get out of this antenna. And you can't beat the price. The instal was easy and quick. I'm sure this antenna will last me a long time.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great value

              By Baseball Guy

              from Broken Arrow, OK

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Strong Signal

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Shakespeare 8 6db Economy VHF Antenna:

                  Replaced an original VHF antenna that was broke. This item was very easy to install from my existing one.

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