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Shakespeare 5018 17'6" VHF Antenna

  • NCD #: 43069
  • Availability: In stock
  • Only 11 left
  • $ 883.05

Shakespeare Galaxy Style 5018
17'6" VHF 9dB Gain

Phased 1/2 wave elements in a collinear array with choking sleeve to suppress cable radiation

This highly sophisticated design is outstanding for long distance communications. Extra rugged for salt water durability, and stability in high seas. Surprisingly light weight.

  • Brass and copper elements for maximum range and efficiency
  • Stainless steel ferrule with standard 1"-14 thread
  • 20' RG-8/X low-loss cable plus a PL-259 connector
  • Suggested Mount: Shakespeare Style 409-R or 410-R Mounting Kit (pictured mount not included)
  • Two sections: Base 105", Tip 105" - UPS shippable


Technical Specifications:


Frequency:VHF Marine band
Bandwidth:(within 2.0:1 VSWR) 3 MHz
SWR:1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
Max Input (Watts):150
DC Ground:NO
Height (feet):17.5
Polarization:Vertical

Weight - 11.60

Manufacturer - Shakespeare