Cushcraft R product reviews by real people like you. Only at – is a Web site dedicated to ham radio (amateur radio). The Cushcraft R multiband vertical covers the 6, 10, 12, 15, 17 and 20 meter bands. The R is a no ground radial antenna. It includes many of the. Specification. Brand: Cushcraft Model: R Frequency Band: 6 / 10 / 12 / 15 / 17 / 20 m. Gain: 3 dBi. Type: No Radial Vertical. Description. The R is a 6.

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Machined aluminum clamps and UV stable insulators guarantee years of reliable service.

On the auto transformer are 5 black turns and 6 white turns through the toroid. As well as the smaller model has the R9 radials to allow a work without additional counterweight. Home Amateur Radio Antennas: The 2 component polyester resin can be used in combination with fibreglass mat and fibreglass thin film to fill holes in surfaces of steel, aluminium, wood, concrete and polyester.

In a residential area like here it is impossible to place large Beams. The R has good performance, easy installation and use, slim silhouette and high reliability.

Cushcraft R-6000

There are no traps used on 6, 10 and 15 meters for maximum efficiency and power handling. Follow cusbcraft on Facebook. The manual states that this shortened half wave radiator is suited for 1. Cushcraft R The Cushcraft R antenna covers 6 through 20 meter with no ground radials. The result is lower loss and wider bandwidth.


A Stormy New Year Celebration: I would never have considered buying the Cushcraft verticals until a ham cjshcraft started bringing his R6 out RV camping MFJ should worry about their quality control.

On 20 meters you can select the top kHz or bottom kHz of the band. Make sure that you do not touch any part of the antenna and vary the frequency of a grid dipper meter until a strong dip is seen.

Cushcraft R-6000 Vertical Multiband 6,10,12,15,17,20m

My Account Cart Contents Checkout. But the R is the best DX antenna I have had so far. On several homepages the transformer is called a 1: All hardware is aluminium or stainless steel. Its now sitting approx 18 feet above the ground on a sectional, guyed tubular mast being fed by a decent length of RG It arrived in a ‘used’ state and so I set to with wire wool, wet ‘n’ dry paper and finally metal polish and a mop.

Holiday Retail Store Hours. I had a little difficulty opening the box at the bottom mainly due to the use of steel screws rather than stainless – but again, given that it had been in the air for some time this was forgivable – I swapped them over anyway as a matter of course.

I replaced the two 86 pF caps in series with a single transmitting high current 47 pF doorknob type.

R5 a 5 band vertical on top of a 12 m mast. On 20 meters you can select the top KHz or bottom KHz of the band. The antenna now pays more. I used a polyester repair set for automobile and applied the 2 component polyester resin with a brush. I owed an R7 for a number of years in the 90’s and liked it a lot. All R5 parts of the model. With the R I work the whole world with watts!


Eventually fill holes with fibreglass. Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.

The capacitors paralleling the sealed coils are coaxial types with a rod, a tube and a dielectric tubing in between. Repeat this process with the repaired R5. It is rugged and not too tall mounting without guy ropes. Top Five Amateur Radio Reviews of The R is reasonably priced and gives you a good price to performance ratio.

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Customer specific antennas telescope antennas etc. One capacitor failed because of a burst cap and water get into the coaxial system.

An adjustable tuning unit ensures a bandwidth of 40 kHz, which can be freely adjusted between 1. Move the meter away while retuning until a very shallow dip is seen. I tried on my roof the diamond cp-6, also self-built by eantennas specifically the 13m long and 6 to 80m.

This pump 50w With South America have contacted all, caribbean, usa, russia, united arab. Would I buy another one probably not. I eventually had to cannibalize another antenna for the needed parts.

Due to the gap the antenna wobbled and one of the straps was broken.