Shakespeare 5225 XT Galaxy 8’ (2.4m) VHF Marine Band 6dB Antenna


SKU: 5225-XT Category:


8’ (2.4m) VHF Marine Band 6dB Collinear-Phased 5/8-Wave Elements

Shakespeare’s best – maximizes range and quality in a great looking antenna. The 5225-XT is Shakespeare’s Galaxy Style 5225 in a stronger, stiffer radome. It’s extra tough for use on hard tops, T-tops, radar arches, or wherever its extra resistance to high winds and high speeds is welcome.

  • Brass and copper elements for maximum range and efficiency
  • Stainless steel ferrule with standard 1″-14 thread
  • 20ft RG-8/X low-loss cable plus a PL-259 connector
  • Suggested mount: Shakespeare Style 4187 or 5187 (each sold separately)
  • One section

Galaxy 5225-XT Specifications


BandVHF Marine Band
Antenna Gain:6dB
Max. Input Power:100 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
Impedance:50 Ohms
DC Ground:

DC Grounded – The antenna will read shorted on continuity test.


Limited Warranty:5 years


Additional information

Weight2.5 kg
Dimensions242 × 7 × 7 cm