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Shakespeare 5101-RL 8 Classic VHF Antenna - Reduced Length w-15 Cable


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5101-RL 8' Classic VHF Antenna - Reduced Length with 15' Cable

A standard of excellence in an economical antenna! Shakespeare brings you the best of the high-end features in an 8' antenna with a brass element and a smooth, high gloss, polyurethane finish that wont turn yellow in the sun. This antenna delivers not only performance, but superb value.


  • Brass and copper elements
  • Chrome-plated brass ferrule with standard 1"-14 thread
  • Includes 15' RG-58 cable and a PL-259 connector
  • Suggested mount: Shakespeare Style 4187 Ratchet Mount, or use a Shakespeare Style 410-R Mounting Kit plus a Style 4008 Extension Mast to form a 16' antenna system
  • One section
  • Shakespeare Limited Warranty: 2-year warranty


  • Frequency: VHF Marine Band
  • Bandwidth (within 2.0 1 SWR): 5 MHz
  • SWR: 1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
  • Impedance (Ohms): 50
  • Gain: 6 dB
  • Max. Input (Watts): 50W
  • DC Ground: YES - however, the antenna will read "open circuit" when tested with ohmeter
  • Termination: 15' RG-58 cable
  • Height: 92.5"
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Radiation pattern: Omni-Directional

*Due to Shakespeare’s innovative engineering, Reduced Length models will have the same performance as the standard models.


  • Antenna Band: VHF
  • Cable Length (Feet): 15'
  • Cable Type: RG-58
  • Color: White
  • Construction: Fiberglass
  • DB Gain (dB): 6db
  • Ferrule Type: Chrome Plated
  • Length (Inches): 92.5
  • Box Dimensions: 2"H x 2"W x 95"L WT: 3.15 lbs
  • UPC: 719441100964

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