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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Each time I seem to fix something different.
CUSHCRAFT R7000 Assembly And Installation Instructions Manual
Contact the site with comments or questions. I worked 3Y0X on it on both 40 and 20 with watts.
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. Place worm clamps over each end of section BD. The metal part of that device slides into into it and is held in place by a pop rivet that was very loose. 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.
Reviews Summary for Cushcraft R Ice storms, snow, temps to F, and 60 mph winds. I had to bore out the holes to use my pop rivet tool to reattach the wire for rewinding the traps. Antennas installed with less clearance may require additional adjustments. The r will do till then. New to Ham Radio? Before you pull out our last remaining hair, you might give this a try.
I wish I had taken photos and written notes, sorry, I didn’t.
Have use don cw and ssb. I bought this used 9 years ago. 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 Cushcraft or one of its authorized representatives.
Have owned mine for 16yrs, purchased new. I’ve had the antenna up for years. Comments to this Manuals Your Name. I used new hex screws to replace the crappy ones that the antenna came with.
I don’t operate 30 so that’s not been an issue. 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. Slide BD over CT1 top tube 2″ and secure worm clamp. Again, if you have one of these and need instructions, email me.
Cushcraft R Product Reviews
If you’d like me to do it for you, email me and maybe we can work somthing out. Tunes every band of operation with the TS internal tuner.
Today, I finally gave up and removed the top trap and it’s four extra feet of tubing. I drilled out the pop rivet cuschraft used a screw with a lock washer on both sides to reattach the metal part of the capacitive device. A thin film of aluminum oxide apparently forms on occasion but is “scrubbed” by vibration causing the variations in electrical conductivity.
Also, the aluminum wire that was used to wind the coil was in bad shape and looked like it had arc’d just below where it exits and attaches to the outside of the can.
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. Anyway, it has served me well everywhere.
Enter text from picture: Verticals; Wire; Loop Cushcraft R I’ve had the top trap apart more times than I can count.