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Shakespeare 5247-A 3' VHF Marine Band Antenna

Item # 91358
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Key Features

  • 3' stainless steel whip

  • Lift 'n Lay design is great when fishing

  • End-fed 1/2 wave

  • 3dB gain

Our Price   $54.99

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Product Description
shakespeare The Shakespeare 5247-A VHF Antenna is a 3dB base-load antenna with a 3' stainless steel whip that lifts 'n lays down out of the way. The Lift 'n Lay design makes this antenna extra easy to set up or lay down, so it's great when fishing, trailering, or storing under a boat cover. The 5247-A antenna has an extra heavy-duty whip to minimize flexing and add more stability at high speeds. Features a sealed, copper wire coil. Mounts by passing the antenna's connector through horizontal surfaces up to 1/2" thick. L-bracket included for mast mounting. Coax and PL-259 connector not included. End-fed 1/2-wave.

• Band: VHF Marine
• 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: SO-239 with supplied retaining ring
• Polarity: Vertical
• Impedance: 50 Ohms
• Warranty: 2-year limited warranty
Construction Stainless Steel
Length 3'
Element Sealed Copper Wire Coil
Ferrule SO-239 w/retaining ring
Cable Supplied Not Included
Antenna Gain 3dB
Max. Input Power 50 watts


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Shakespeare 5247-A 3 VHF Marine Band Antenna     

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Shakespeare 5247-A 3' VHF Marine Band Antenna

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


good antenna

By Bill

from New Bern, NC

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer


  • Durable
  • Easy To Install
  • Reliable
  • Waterproof


    Best Uses

    • Small Boats

    Comments about Shakespeare 5247-A 3' VHF Marine Band Antenna:

    Exact replacement for an antenna which lasted more than a decade before an argumewnt with a dock that broke it.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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