Customer Account · Order Lookup · Customer Support · DOWNLOAD MANUAL · Cushcraft Catalog · Dealer Listing · Videos · Hamfest Schedule · Email SignUp. The Boat Anchor Manual Archive Path: /cushcraft/r This is the BAMA archive. These manuals are available for download and free of charge. I am now . The Cushcraft R is a multiband vertical antenna rated at watts peak The Cushcraft manual states that the antenna must be mounted at least feet.

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I wish I had taken photos and written notes, sorry, I didn’t. I used sealent on the tops and around the sides of the rubber at the top of all the traps to prevent water from getting down into the traps.

All the other bands above 20 are also flat. Over tightening will simply loosen the connection and cause the antenna to detune by sliding down into itself while it’s up in the air. I drilled out the pop rivet and used a screw with a lock washer on both sides to reattach the metal part of the capacitive device. By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page.

I’ve had the top trap apart more times than I can count. The trap design is pretty unique with two traps in each “can”.

Tunes every band of operation with the TS internal tuner. Each time I seem to fix something different. My Subscriptions Subscriptions Help. Ice storms, snow, temps to F, and 60 mph winds.


Cushcraft R Product Reviews

Again, if you have one of these and need instructions, email me. The metal part of that device slides into into it and is held in place by a pop rivet that was very loose. Have had this antenna up 45 feet in the air for more than 2 years here in Upstate Central NY and it is still going strong.

Have use don cw and ssb. A connector boot is included for use with your new antenna figure I. BoxManchester, New Hampshirewarrants to the original purchaser for one year from date of purchase that each Cushcraft antenna is free of defects in material or workmanship.

The R should not be attached to a ground radial system. Tighten the corresponding ring LOCATION Although the R will operate in almost any location, it will perform best if it is mounted vertically and located in the clear away from surrounding objects such as buildings, trees, power lines, towers, guy wires, antennas and metallic objects.

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Don’t show me this message again. The R is a good antenna as far as verticals go, but it needs some help.

Before you pull out our last remaining hair, you might give this a try. Contact the site with comments or questions. I rewound CT2 with 12 awg solid copper wire. Page of 8 Go. I worked 3Y0X on it on both 40 and 20 with watts. It has survived a cross country move, and 5 Iowa winters. If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews, please email your Reviews Manager. I’ve been a ham for 45 years and know antennas somewhat and I had doubts about this too, but the damn thing works!!!


The antenna now works better than ever. It is outperforming the dipoles that I have mankal my attic.

Finally after the most brutal Iowa winter in anyone’s memory, it has developed an intermittent in one of the traps. Also, I used “Antiseize” on all aluminum connections before sliding the antenna back together.

Don’t get me wrong, as soon as things come around I want a tribander. Specifications Cushcraft Corporation, P. If you live in an area that is dry and not to windy then, perhaps, otherwise I would try something else.

CUSHCRAFT R7000 Assembly And Installation Instructions Manual

Today, I finally gave up and removed the top trap and it’s four extra feet cushcgaft tubing. Got it, continue to print. Enter text from picture: I bought this used 9 years ago. If it rotated I slowly tightened more, and then tried to rotate it by hand. Reviews Summary for Cushcraft R Don’t have an account?

Comments to this Manuals Your Name. Antennas installed with less clearance may require additional adjustments. I used new hex screws to replace the crappy ones that the antenna came with. The antenna had two bad traps and was only working on two bands – 10 and 12 meters. Email Subscription You are not subscribed to this review.