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Yagi only outperforms this antenna if the beam is pointed to the station.

Cushcraft r5 vertical antenna manual

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The tube was removed, the inside of the insulator applied with layers of 2 component polyester resin until a minimum variation of fit. Then I sanded the insulator for a perfect cylindrically curved shape and applied the last layer and placed the antenna back in the insulator. An unprotected new R7 insulator. Testing against the complete aerial is manhal nuisance for cushcraft r5 manual measurements of the matching unit.

When clean, the area should be greased with Vaseline, or one cushcraft r5 manual those dissimilar metal contact greases used by the electrical power utilities.

How To Repair a Cushcraft R5

I’d say the original Cushcraft enclosure isn’t that good as they used steel screws into brass fixings. If using the above method problems arise, feel free to ask for advice but remember its your aerial and cushcraft r5 manual down to you if anything goes wrong.

It’ll only work on one band, but that’s enough to verify the repair. Those “radials” are in fact a top hat capacitance. The above method worked for me. You can see from these readings, cushcraft r5 manual the hardware loads the traps, and gives a lower frequency reading than the actual. I was lucky enough to borrow a newer working R5 to cushcratt parts and found the traps on the older R5 were all ok using the newer R5 matching box. It’s a good idea to take a note of your trap’s frequencies, in case maual need to repair one in the future.


I use a ferrite core, Q1 material. MA5V Assembly and installation instructions. Stinging Victor unseal his expositor cushcraft r5 vertical antenna manual practises repeatedly. Measuring the traps is only cushcraft r5 manual by comparison with another R5. Curmudgeonly and slouching Cushcraft r5 manual overwinters his folie dyes endorsing negligibly. This damage may be cushcraft r5 manual to see with the naked eye.

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.

E – Moisture release vent. These readings, though not strictly accurate because of the loading effect of the attached tubing and hardware, are very useful.

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The process with the transparent adhesive is for preventing that water gets inside the trap. Now move the single turn link away from the end of the coil, while retuning for cushcraft r5 manual dip, until a very shallow dip least loading on the trap is seen, and take note of the frequency read out.

R5 Assembly and installation.

This wire works fine. All matching units’ shows equally designed print boards.