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Mariner 8500 8' 6dB VHF Antenna

$129.99

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Model # 6966055 | Mfg # 8500 | UPC # 719441170639

High-end features on a mid-priced, end-fed 1/2-wave antenna.

High-end features on a mid-priced antenna make this an exciting choice for onboard communications systems. 6dB end-fed 1/2-wave antenna in an 8' foot length whip with brass and copper elements, chrome-plated brass ferrule and the durable high-gloss polyurethane finish that makes the Mariner 8500 long-lasting and sleek.

Key Features

  • 6dB end-fed 1/2-wave antenna in a 8' length whip with brass and copper elements for extended range
  • Protected by a proprietary high-gloss polyurethane that won't fuzz or turn yellow in the sun
  • Ethafoam spacer system provides strong mechanical support and isolates the radiators from vibration and moisture for long, dependable service
  • Flexible RG-8X low-loss cable has higher power capabilities, lower loss per foot, UV-stable jacketing, a stranded copper core and higher concentrations of copper shielding to help maximize performance
  • Quality brass choking sleeves insulate the copper inner conductor and suppress cable radiation
  • Backed up by a three-year warranty
  • Purchase a 1"-14 threaded antenna mount separately
  • One-section, 8' antenna
What's Included
  • 1 Antenna assembly
  • 1 PL-259 connector with instructions

Installation Guide

 WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, including DEHP, which are known to the state of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Specs

Mariner 8500 8' 6dB VHF Antenna

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

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