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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The R is reasonably priced and gives you a good price to performance ratio. I have a limited space here.

After placing the Cushcraft to 2. Works well on 30 cushcraftt with antenna tuner. I have relegated this antenna as the backup antenna when all else goes down. View the manual for R View the manufactures page for R View the eham review page for R The R is a 6 through 20 meter, no ground radial antenna. On 20 meters you can select the top KHz or bottom KHz of the band. One end is sealed with heath shrink tubing and the other end is protected with a cap.

Machined aluminum clamps and UV stable insulators guarantee years of reliable service. Eventually fill holes with fibreglass. In a residential area like here it is impossible to place large Beams.


With the R I work the whole world with watts!

The result is lower loss and higher bandwidth on these bands. Be the first to review this item.

This pump 50w With South America have contacted all, caribbean, usa, russia, united arab. The R was a replacement foe a MA5VA which worked very well but had power limitations and the reason for the replacement. Those “radials” are in fact a top hat capacitance. The antenna does not require traditional cusncraft radials, so no need for unsightly radials and is so light a normal scaffold pole would be ideal to mount the antenna.

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

My antenna analyzer confirms all bands are with in after taking the antenna down several times. This changed the dielectric constant of the capacitor, cushcrafr moving the resonant frequency, and the Cushcract increased dramatically. In addition to the matching network at the base of the antenna, there a some top-load capacity.

If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews, please email your Reviews Manager. On several homepages the transformer is called a 1: My rigid dipole is deaf to the side of this antenna.

It includes many of the features of the R8, R7 and R5 antennas. The Cushcraft R antenna covers 6 through 20 meter with no ground radials. In stockshipped in 1 or two days. I bought mine 15 years ago.


CUSHCRAFT AMATEUR R – HF Vertical Antenna – R

The antenna has a large high-Q copper loading coil that can handle the maximum load of W. R means excellent performance, easy installation and use, slim silhouette and high reliability. I try to be as accurate as possible to help future users of this antenna. Yagi only outperforms this antenna if the beam is cushccraft to the station. The instructions weren’t that great and the design is a little complicated for those not familiar with such things.

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So the transformer step up ratio cuhcraft 5: Contrary to the other two models, this antenna has no additional capacity. Verticals; Wire; Loop Cushcraft R 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.

The result is lower loss and wider bandwidth. It is rugged and not too tall mounting without guy ropes. Leaking spots are the heath shrinks tubing over the bolt onto the connection of the coil former with the tube.