RF Ground & Antenna Accessories

Copper StrapCopper_Strap

  • Ideal conductor for RF grounding of SSB radios and other noise sensitive transceivers or for bonding of thru-hulls, etc.
  • Flexible – easily conforms to vessel contours
  • .01″ (25mm) thick – see matrix for available lengths and widths

Copper Screen

  • Tight copper mesh (.05″ x .01″ wire spacing) ideal for creating a ground plane in hull. Length: 25′; Width: 4″
  • May be placed into electronics enclosures to provide an RF barrier.

 

Model Width Length Weight
GS-2-25 2″/5.1 cm 25’/8 meters 3 lbs./1.4 kg
GS-2-50 2″/5.1 cm 50’/17 meters 5 lbs./2.3 kg
GS-2-100 2″/5.1 cm 100’/33 meters 8 lbs./3.6 kg
GS-4-100 4″;/10.2 cm 100’/33 meters 16 lbs./7.3 kg
Screen-25 4″/1.2 meters 25’/8 meters 16 lbs./7.3 kg

 


Ground Shoes

  • Provide an excellent noise-free RF ground by making direct contact with water outside hull.
  • Porous bronze construction magnifies contact area – see matrix for surface area equivalent
  • Silicon bronze hardware provided (Not intended for lightning protection)

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Model Dimensions Mounting Hole Dimensions Ground Area
Equivalent
Weight
Lbs./Kg.
Center to Center Hole
Inches Centimeters A-B A-C Diameter
8A 8.4 x 2.7 x .5 21.3 x 6.9 x 1.3 4-1/2″ N/A 1/4″ 20 sq. ft. 6.1 M2 3/1.4
12C 11.8 x 3.1 x .5 30.0 x 7.9 x 1.3 6″ N/A 5/16″ 40 sq. ft. 12.2 M2 4/1.8
18E 17.6 x 6.1 x .5 44.7 x 15.5 x 1.3 10″ 3″ 5/16″ 100 sq. ft. 30.5 M2 11/5

Mounting Hole Spacing

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Antenna/Coax SwitchesCOAX SWITCHES whtbkgnd

Model: CS-201

Two position switch allows manual selection of one of two antennas with a single radio or one of two radios with a single antenna. Die cast aluminum case.

Power: 1.5 kW peak, 1kW continuous

Impedance: 50 ohm, Connectors: S0-239/UHF



Mic Clip

Microphone Spring Clip

Model: Spring Clip

All stainless steel. For securing standard mobile radio microphone.