QC-8 QuickConnect® VHF Antenna

QC-8 QuickConnect® VHF Antenna

8’ (2.43m) VHF Marine Band 6dB


Stemming from the popularity of the quick connecting feature on Shakespeare’s high-end Phase III® marine antennas, the new QuickConnect® product line brings you the ease of connecting and disconnecting your marine antenna in a series of entry-level antennas.

  • QuickConnect® system, screw or unscrew antenna to disconnect or connect
  • High quality connection so that no noise is generated due to vibrations
  • Splash protection cap to protect the connector on the mount when antenna is disconnected
  • Centerpin® PL-259 Connector is an easy crimp-on type connector
  • Standard mount design to easily upgrade to a high-end Shakespeare antenna without purchasing a new mount

Note: To be used with QuickConnect® mounts only.


QC-8 QuickConnect® Specifications
Band: VHF Marine Band
Antenna Gain: 6dB
Max. Input Power: 50 watts
SWR: Nominally 1.3:1 at 156.8 MHz
Bandwidth: 5 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
Ferrule: Chrome-Plated Brass
Coax Supplied: N/A
Connector Supplied: N/A
Color/finish: White Fiberglass
Polarity: Vertical
Impedance: 50 Ohms (with QC Mount attached)
DC Ground: No DC Ground – The antenna will read open on continuity test.
Limited Warranty:
2 years

Technical Support

Technical Data Sheet: QuickConnect Sheet

For other technical information, please email Tech Support

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