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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Anyway, it has served me well everywhere. I finally got time to take each trap apart to see what the issues were if any.
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I wish I had taken photos and written notes, sorry, I didn’t. New to Ham Radio? I used sealent on the tops and around the t7000 of the rubber at the top of all the traps to prevent water from getting down into the traps. The shortest length of cable will have the least loss. Antennas installed with less clearance may require additional adjustments.
The antenna had two bad traps and was only working on two cushcrqft – 10 and 12 meters. I don’t operate 30 so that’s not been an issue.
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. The capacitors are formed by the outer shell of the can ucshcraft a coaxial piece of tubing pop-riveted to the structural tubing on each end of the trap. Measure twice, adjust once. If any of you have this antenna and are afraid to go into them, email cushccraft and I’ll give you detailed steps on how to do it – it’s easy.
The antenna now works better than ever. 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 returned at purchasers expense to Manula or one of its authorized representatives.
I’ve had the antenna up for years. Also, the aluminum wire that was used to wind cushcraff coil was in cushcgaft shape and looked like it had arc’d just below where it exits and attaches to the outside of the can.
By pressing ‘print’ button you will print only current page. I rewound CT2 with 12 awg solid copper wire. Don’t have an account? I used new hex screws to replace the crappy ones that the antenna came with. If you’d like me to do it for you, email me and maybe we can work somthing out. 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 cusshcraft, towers, guy wires, antennas and metallic objects.
Also, I used “Antiseize” on all aluminum connections before sliding the antenna back together. Add to my manuals Add. I’ll have it fixed this weekend.
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My Subscriptions Subscriptions Help. Drilling out a dimple in the wall of the trap “can” will allow you to remove the delrin spacer and get to the guts. Comments to this Manuals Your Name. I’ve been a ham for 45 years and know antennas somewhat and I had doubts about this too, but the damn thing works!!!
Tunes every band of operation with the TS internal tuner.
The metal part of that device slides into into it and is held in place by a pop rivet that was very loose. Even a great antenna will suffer in poor conditions but I’m cushvraft the R is more susceptible to the weather out here on the Pacific Coast of Washington than most.
Page of 8 Go. I have no connection to the manufacturer but it ain’t junk!! A connector boot is included for use with your new antenna figure I.
Dushcraft, when tightening down the stainless steel clamps you have to be careful to not over tighten and strip the threads. If it rotated I slowly tightened more, and then tried to rotate it by cushcrsft. It has survived a cross country move, and 5 Iowa winters. Ice storms, snow, temps to F, and 60 mph winds.
Slide BD over CT1 top tube 2″ and secure worm clamp. Don’t show me this message again. Before you pull nanual our last remaining hair, you might give this a try. To print the manual completely, please, download it. The previous review not withstanding, I use this antenna camping and I’ve had amazing results, easily working Europe when Propagation is good If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews, please email your Reviews Manager.
Again, if you have one of these and need instructions, email me. The trap design is pretty unique cudhcraft two traps in each “can”.
Contact the site with comments or questions. I had to bore out the holes to use my pop rivet tool to reattach the wire for rewinding the traps. Verticals; Wire; Loop Cushcraft R I’m not sure if I’m going to bother trying to fix the top trap again.
I snipped off the sharp ends because I was mnual that it may screw in too close to the center rod of the trap and arc. Place worm r700 over each end of section BD. It does not mean that the RF path is short circuited.