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 result was very pleasing. On the auto transformer are 5 black turns and 6 white turns through the toroid.

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

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I haven’t got another antenna to compare it against yet, but I have noticed despite my best efforts to isolate it from all sources of RF the output from the radio is full of white noise etc. I have antenna for many years. One capacitor failed because of cushcgaft burst cap and water get into the coaxial system. I took the antenna 600 and it turns out that water got inside a trap because cracked heath cushcrsft tubing and a split in the joint between the cushcratf former force-fit?

The antenna has a large high-Q copper loading coil that can handle the maximum load of W. Water got inside a trap due to cracked heath shrink tubing. My rigid dipole is deaf to the side of this antenna. The capacitors paralleling the sealed coils are coaxial types with a rod, a tube and a dielectric tubing in between.


Add to shopping cart. The R employs quarter wavelength stubs on 10 and 15 Meters to replace standard trap coils. The instructions weren’t that great and the design is a little complicated for those not familiar with such things. It is rugged and not too tall mounting without guy ropes. For preference I’d rather loose the 6m element and gain 40m!

I give my R a big thumbs up!! An unprotected new R7 insulator.

Flash-overs when running high power shorted the wet capacitor out and evaporated a part of the insulating tubing. Would I buy another cushxraft probably not. Construction is good, not great. As a result, this antenna also allows operation on the 80m band.

It is very expensive, if expensive. I eventually had to cannibalize another antenna for the needed parts.

The antenna wobbled due to the gap caused by evaporation of the polyester. 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.

Additionally there is a flat angle of the MAV for transmitting. Previous Yaesu FT L. My Account Cart Contents Checkout. On 20 meters you can select the top kHz or bottom kHz of the band.

CUSHCRAFT AMATEUR R – HF Vertical Antenna – R

R means cuushcraft performance, easy installation and use, slim silhouette and high reliability. It prevents the deterioration of the polyester. Use keywords to find the product you are looking for. I have a small, sloping roof, cuhcraft I can only install certain antennas.

I purchased the R with cushcgaft same basic expectations as the older R7 I previously owned. Customer specific antennas telescope antennas etc. Ordered and received a brand new R from a well know canadian dealer. Insulator protected with black non-metallic spray paint. But the R is the best DX antenna I have had so far. A Stormy New Year Celebration: Contact the site with comments or questions.


In a residential area like here it is impossible to place large Beams. Engineering the Doublet Antenna December 31, 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. The manual states that this shortened half wave radiator is suited for 1. Its now sitting approx 18 feet above the ground on a sectional, guyed tubular mast being fed by a decent length of RG On 20 meters you can select the top KHz or bottom KHz of the band.

Please Select Alinco Alinco Closeout. The 17ft half wave vertical is covering the 10, 12, 15, 17, and 20m amateur bands. After placing the Cushcraft to 2.

I do not recommend this antenna for use above 20 meters. A bare weather beaten insulator. Once clean, the split should be filled with epoxy glue 2-part polyurethane adhesivethe coil buttered with transparent contact adhesive and reassembled with heath shrink tubing.