5018 Galaxy VHF
Marine Band Antenna

5018 Galaxy VHF
Marine Band Antenna

17’ 6″ (5.3m) VHF Marine Band 9dB

This highly sophisticated design is outstanding for long distance communication; phased 1/2-wave elements in a collinear array with choking sleeve suppress cable radiation. Extra rugged for salt water durability and stability in high seas. Surprisingly light weight.

  • Brass and copper elements
  • Stainless Steel ferrule with standard 1″ 14-thread
  • Includes 20ft RG-8/X cable and a PL-259 connector
  • Two sections
  • 2 Sections: Base 105″; Tip 105″

UPS shippable.


Galaxy 5018 Specifications
Band: VHF Marine Band
Antenna Gain: 9dB
Max. Input Power: 150 watts
SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
Bandwidth: 3 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
Ferrule: Stainless steel
Coax Supplied: 20 ft of RG-8/X
Connector Supplied: PL-259, not installed
Color/finish: Galaxy White
Polarity: Vertical
Impedance: 50 Ohms
DC Ground: No DC Ground – The antenna will read open on continuity test.
Limited Warranty:
5 years

Technical Support
Instruction sheet (PDF): 5018.pdf

Shakespeare VHF Marine Antennas (YouTube Video)

How to Install a PL-259 Marine Connector (YouTube Video)

Troubleshooting Your Marine Antenna Installation (YouTube Video)

For other technical information, please email Tech Support


There are no reviews yet.

Add Review

Add Review

Be the first to review “5018 Galaxy VHF
Marine Band Antenna”