For the toughest of the tough jobs, Shakespeare introduces the extraedge of silver plated elements on world-renowned, world class, GalaxyStyle marine VHF antennas. The Galaxy 5226-XT is a maximum rangeantenna built in a Shakespeare extra tough fiberglass radome. It's designed to withstand the wind forces and high speeds when used onhard tops, T-tops, and radar arches. The silver plating addsextra performance for extra reliable communications. The antenna's legendary Galaxy high-gloss finish assures that it's welcomeaboard.

  • Silver plated, brass and copper elements for extraordinary range and efficiency
  • Stainless steel ferrule with standard 1"-14 thread
  • Includes 20' RG-8/X cable and a PL-259 connector
  • Suggested Mount: Shakespeare Style 4187 Ratchet Mount (sold separately)
  • One section
  • Shakespeare Limited Warranty: 5-Years


  • Max. Power Input: 150 watts
  • SWR: nominally 1.5:1 at 156.8 MHz
  • Bandwidth: 3 MHz within 2.0:1 VSWR
  • Frequency: VHF Marine Band
  • DC Grounding: YES (ohmeter test will read "shorted")
  • Polarization: Vertical
  • Impedance: 50 ohms

Shakespeare 5226-XT 8' Galaxy VHF Black Antenna

Shakespeare 5226-XT 8' Galaxy Black VHF Antenna - 6dB Gain.
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SS5226   MAN#: 5226-XT   ID#: 2438
Our Price: $134.95
Availability: In Stock
Condition: Brand New
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Product Accessories for Shakespeare 5226-XT 8' Galaxy VHF Black Antenna

Provides a neat, water resistant installation for RG-8/AU, 8X, 58, 59, 213 and Shakespeare Lo-Max coax cables.
Shakespeare 4187 Stainless Steel 4 Way Ratchet Mount.
Shakespeare 4188S SS Rail Ratchet Mount fits 7/8 to 1 inch rail
Shakespeare 4188SL SS Rail Ratchet Mount fits 1 to 1.5 inch rail.
The Shakespeare 4357-S FM/VHF Band Separator eliminates the need for a seperate AM/FM antenna by utilizing your existing VHF antenna.
The Shakespeare PL259-CP-G Centerpin Connector allows quick and easy installation of a PL259 connect with no stripping or soldering required. Fits RG-8X and RG-58/AU coax.