5215-C-X Classic VHF Antenna

5215-C-X Classic VHF Antenna

3′ (0.9m) End-Fed 1/2-Wave Stainless Steel Whip 3dB Gain

A favorite with Sailboat owners, this lightweight, low profile, stainless steel antenna is specially designed for masthead mounting. (Same as the Style 5215 but comes with 60′ of cable and connectors.)
  • Sealed, tin-plated copper wire coil
  • Stainless steel body and whip
  • SO-239 connector
  • Includes 60′ RG-8/X low-loss cable and PL-259 connectors
  • Mount: Stainless steel “L” bracket supplied for mast mounting
  • One section
  • Shakespeare Limited Warranty: 2 years


Shakespeare 5215-C-X Squatty Body® Specifications
Band: VHF Marine Band
Antenna Gain: 3dB
Max. Input Power: 50 watts
SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 162 MHz
Bandwidth: 7 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
Ferrule: L-bracket and retaining nut, SO-239 connector
Polarity: Vertical
Impedance: 50 Ohms
DC Ground: No DC Ground – The antenna will read open on continuity test.
Limited Warranty:
2 years

Technical Support

Instruction sheet (PDF): 5215-C-X.pdf

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