Shakespeare 5241R 3’ (0.9m) VHF Marine Band 3dB Antenna


SKU: 5241-R Category:


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

Additional information

Weight 1 kg