5241-R Classic VHF Antenna



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 a 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.

Shakespeare Limited Warranty:  2 years