Updated 02/11/17

WA1NPO Homepage
back to the For Sale Page

For Sale Item->SOLD 5/5/18
Bill N1FRE is selling his: 

Cushcraft R8 40-6m omnidirectional vertical antenna

This antenna covers 6,10,12,15,17,20,30 and the 40M band.
  • Original paperwork and installation instructions included
  • An additional 10 foot, 1.5in schedule 40 galvanized steel mast included
  • New Guy kit (never used) also included
  • Antenna length is 28.5 ft. (not including the 10 ft mast Bill is including)
  • Antenna was in use, tuned and working fine. It's been disassembled into 3 sections for easy transport. Can be easily re-assembled at installation time.
  • R8 Specifications:
    Gain: 3 dBi
    Power: 1500 watts CW
    VSWR Resonance: 1.3:1 typical
    Vertical Radiation Angle: 16
    Horizontal Radiation Angle: 360
    Connector: UHF
    Height: 28.5 feet (8.7 m)
    Weight: 23 lbs. (10.5 kg)
    Wind Load: 1.5 sq/feet
    Wind Surface Area: 2.5 sq ft

For more info, email Bill at:

back to the For Sale Page

WA1NPO Homepage