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Overview: The Terk XM Marine antenna is a high-performance antenna
designed specifically for XM Satellite Radio reception on recreational marine
craft such as fishing boats, sport boats, yachts and sailboats. Please note
that, in addition to the antenna, you must have an XM Satellite Radio tuner, and
a subscription to XM Radio in order to receive satellite radio programming.
Antenna: The XM Marine antenna and base are made of a white
polycarbonate. Its rugged, weather-resistant design can withstand a
high-vibration, salt-water environment. Antenna specifications include -
- Frequency: 2332.5 to 2345 MHz
- Bandwidth: 12.5 MHz
- Impedance: 50 ohms
- Gain: 35.5dB, typical
- Noise Figure: 0.8dB, maximum
- Polarization: LHCP (Circular)
Cable: The XM Marine antenna is supplied with an attached 5" cable
terminated by a gold-plated TNC connector for ease of installation. The XM
Marine antenna also come supplied with a 25' extension RG174 coax cable
terminated with gold-plated TNC and SMB connector. The SMB connector plugs into
your XM Satellite Radio tuner while the TNC connector screws onto the TNC
connector of the attached 5" antenna cable.
Mounting: The XM Marine antenna features dual mounting options.
- Surface Mounting: Through hold mounting for deck mount or
mounting on any flat surface using the supplied hardware.
- Bracket/Mast Mounting: Bracket or mast mounting when used with
the supplied threaded flange adapter with the standard 1"-14 marine thread
(mounting bracket and mast not included).
Note: If the antenna is mounted to a metal surface, the antenna
must protrude at least 5" above the top edge, and must have at least a
20-degree clearance from any metallic obstruction on all sides.