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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It does not mean that the RF path is short circuited.

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. Don’t have an account?

I don’t operate 30 so that’s not been an issue. Drilling out a dimple in the wall of the trap “can” will allow you to remove the delrin spacer and get to the guts.

Cushcraft MN-7000 7 Band Vertical Any info or Manuals?!!!

When I couldn’t rotate the connection with significant effort, I stopped tightening. A thin film of aluminum oxide manul forms on occasion but is “scrubbed” by vibration causing the variations in electrical conductivity. My Subscriptions Subscriptions Help.

manuap I rewound CT2 with 12 awg solid copper wire. I’m not sure if I’m going to bother trying to fix the top trap again. The capacitors are formed by the outer shell of the can and a coaxial piece of tubing pop-riveted to the structural tubing on each end of the trap. Specifications Cushcraft Corporation, P. By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page. I used new hex screws to replace the crappy ones that the antenna came with.


The Cshcraft should not be attached to a ground radial system. Email Subscription You are csuhcraft subscribed to this review. 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. It is outperforming the dipoles that I have in my attic.

If you’d like me to do it for you, email me and maybe we can work somthing out. 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.

Have had this antenna up 45 cushcdaft in the air for more than 2 years here in Upstate Central NY and it is still going strong.

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Finally after the most brutal Iowa winter in anyone’s memory, it has developed an intermittent in one of the traps. I’ve had the antenna up for years.

The metal part of that device slides into into it and is held in place by a pop rivet that was very loose. Don’t show me this message again.

Page of 8 Go. I’ve had the top trap apart more times than I can count. I drilled out the pop rivet and used a screw with a lock washer on both sides cushcrsft reattach the metal part of the capacitive device. Tighten the corresponding ring I snipped off the sharp ends because I was afraid that it may screw in too close to the center rod of the trap and arc.

I’ll have it fixed this weekend. Contact the site with comments or questions. Also, I used “Antiseize” on all aluminum connections before sliding the antenna back together.

I have no connection to the manufacturer but it ain’t junk!! Ice storms, snow, temps to F, and 60 mph winds.

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Anyway, it has served me well everywhere. It has survived a cross country move, and 5 Iowa winters. Bottom line is that from now on I’m going to stick with monoband verticals without traps. I’ve been a ham for 45 years and know antennas somewhat and I had doubts about this too, but the damn thing works!!!


Have use don cw and ssb. Tunes every band of operation with the TS internal tuner.

Don’t get me wrong, as soon as things come around I want a tribander. All the other bands above 20 are also flat. If you are unhappy with yours and can’t stand the sight of it anymore, send it to me. Place worm clamps over each end of section BD. SWRs are below 2: If, in the judgement of Cushcraft, any such antenna is defective, then Cushcraft Corporation will, at its option, repair or replace the antenna at its expense within thirty days of the date the antenna is cuushcraft at purchasers expense to Cushcraft or one of its authorized representatives.

Verticals; Wire; Loop Cushcraft R Again, if you have one of these and need instructions, email me.

CUSHCRAFT R7000 Assembly And Installation Instructions Manual

Slide BD over CT1 top tube 2″ mankal secure worm clamp. Comments to this Manuals Your Name. The previous review not withstanding, I use this antenna camping and I’ve had amazing results, easily working Europe when Propagation is good Even a great antenna will suffer in poor conditions but I’m afraid the R is more susceptible to the weather out here on the Pacific Coast of Washington than most.

Add to my manuals Add. It has performed fairly well on the upper bands but getting it to work on 40 and 20 has been a chore.