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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 CX4AIS VHF Antenna, Type N connection
AC Marine CX4AIS VHF Antenna, Type N connection
    Quantity in Basket: None
    Code: ANT-CX4V-HFN
    Price: $155.00 USD

    Marine VHF Antenna for AIS

    AC Antennas CX4AIS is an omnidirectional dipole VHF antenna. The CX4AIS is manufactured in premium quality materials in order to prevent galvanic corrosion. Radiating elements are made of brass. CX4AIS is s 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.


    Gain (dBd/Marine dB)0/3
    Frequency Range (MHz)160.0-164.0 MHz
    Power Rating100 Watts
    Verticial BeamwidthOmni-Directional
    Nominal impedance (ohm)50 OHMS
    Connector/cableN - female
    Mounting HardwareN240F mount included
    Overall Height (meter/ft)1.26/4.1
    Wind Rating (m/s/mph)45/101
    Net Weight (kg/lbs)0.5/1.1
    Ship Weight (lbs)3 lbs
    Shipping MethodNormal carriers
    Temperature range (°C/°F)-40 to +60 / -40 to 140
    MaterialFibre glass
    ColorWhite (Polyurethane lacquer)

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