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Shine Micro tested the four leading omni-directional whip AIS antennas on the market.
AC Antennas ranked first for performance, ease of installation, and overall quality, followed by Morad and Digital Antenna. Read the complete report on the AC Antenna website.

AC Marine CX3 5/8AIS - Marine AIS VHF Antenna
AC Marine CX3 5/8AIS -  Marine AIS VHF Antenna
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    Code: ANT-6CX3-58A
    Price: $285.00 USD
    AC Antennas CX3 5/8AIS

    Marine VHF Antenna for AIS

    CX3 5/8AIS is a collinear coaxial omnidirectional dipole VHF antenna. The CX3 5/8AIS is manufactured in premium quality materials in order to prevent galvanic corrosion. Radiating elements are made of brass.

    CX3 5/8AIS is sold worldwide for more than three decades. The antenna is subject for improvement at all times. The VHF antenna has the same rugged design as all other AC Antennas VHF antennas thus it withstands harsh environmental conditions.  

     Ships via freight.

    Gain (dBd/Marine dB) 3/6
    Frequency Range (MHz) 160.0-164.0 MHz
    Power Rating 100 Watts
    Verticial Beamwidth Omni-Directional
    Nominal impedance (ohm) 50 OHMS
    Connector/cable UHF-female
    Mounting Hardware N240F mount included
    Overall Height (meter/ft) 2.63/8.7
    Wind Rating (m/s/mph) 45/101
    Net Weight (kg/lbs) 0.7/1.6
    Ship Weight (lbs) 3 lbs
    Shipping Method Normal carriers
    Temperature range (°C/°F) -40 to +60 / -40 to 140
    Material Fibre glass
    Color White (Polyurethane lacquer)

    Attention: A fee of $35.00 will be added to all orders of less than $100.00.* * No fee will be added for MMSI or service orders.

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