5241-R Classic VHF Antenna

5241-R Classic VHF Antenna

3′ (0.9m) VHF Marine Band 3dB Gain

Shakespeare® engineers constantly push the limits to succeed and conquer innovative antennas that fit the varying, yet specific needs of boaters. The Classic 5241-R VHF antenna fulfills the need of bass boats, center console fishing boats, or any vessels where compact size is most important. Measuring in at 3′, the sealed, tin-plated copper wire coil delivers quality performance while the heavy-duty stainless steel whip maintains extra stability at high speeds.
• Sealed, tin-plated copper wire coil
• Chrome plated brass canister minimizes de-tuning
• Stainless steel whip (36″)
• Requires mount with center hole for passage of the supplied cable
• 15′ RG-58 coax cable and a PL-259 connector included
• Suggested mount: Style 4187 Ratchet Mount, 5187 Ratchet Mount, 4188-S Rail Mount, or 4190 Rail Mount


Shakespeare 5241-R Specifications
Band: VHF Marine Band
Antenna Gain: 3dB
Max. Input Power: 50 watts
SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
Bandwidth: 7 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
Ferrule: Chrome plated brass cannister
Coax Supplied: 15 ft of RG-58
Connector Supplied: PL-259, not installed
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): 5241-R.pdf

Shakespeare VHF Marine Antennas (YouTube Video)

Shakespeare Low Profile 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

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