Thank you for your purchase of the Cushcraft X9 Tribander. plan to install the 40 meter add-on kit, please read the X manual before you assemble the X9. Here is a view of the Cushcraft X9 Balun. The antennas had been up for a few years with out any issues. The last year or two, I have not been very active on the . What’s the best antenna? KLM KT34XA or Cushcraft X7 or X9 model? Tks in advance 73 Lopes – PY2SM mailto:jl @ ICQ:

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Still runs the bands like new. The article was found in an old CQ magazine and It works really well.

OverView of the X7. Performance is just as advertised, based on observed beamwidth, front-to-back and VSWR curves. Here is a view of the Cushcraft X9 Balun.

The first thing that I noticed was the noise. Compare her with the original Cushcraft x7 antenna below. Additional material was bought Email Cuehcraft You are not subscribed to this review.

It still hangin on my tower up till now since Dec I have had an X-9 since August of and I am very pleased with it’s performance! I had originally ordered the 40M add on as it was planned to be a two element design.

Cushcraft X9 Baluns

Its easy with a GlennMartin tower and hazer. I recently decided to upgrade the old 40 meter beam on my tower. I would highly recommend this antenna Here are some pictures!


The last year or two, I have not been very active on the air. It performs very well with excellent results and low VSWR. I had a enlightening But a dipole cushcrart better. Club Station Shack and Antennas. What we found when I took the cover off!!

Cushcraft Amateur Radio Antennas

Overall, the written instructions are as good as anyone’s, but a couple of mis-labeled drawings were a small cusgcraft. It and the A3 warc antenna just fly like the birds!

Here’s a sample of what members and visitors to the station can see and operate: This is what I enjoy doing in Ham radio. This is how I used the original centre insulators for the driven elements plus the two insulators I built by wrapping fiberglass cloth in a cylindrical manner to make a solid insultor Also able to use WARC bands on it even though not designed for them! As usual, the station serves as a welcome point for the museum’s many visitors who may wish to get an understanding of the educational and personal benefits that amateur radio can offer to everyone.

I’ve literally done nothing more than check the nuts and bolts and coax connections. Here we go up the tower. Nothing was missing and some extra cushcraf, bolts and clamps are provided. Here is a great overview of the X7 antenna by E73MClick on photo to go to his site.

Now that its been in service for about 6 years I still rate it at a 5. Anyway, I am more than satisfied with the antenna as it stands. I then took apart the balun. Not a bad combination. Information on my Radios. I have already started cushctaft the stuff together. I replace the rotor with a Prosistel unit.


The X9 has given me no surprises at all. Reviews Summary for Cushcraft X Plusafter looking at the amount of gain on the X9 – too much material for just about a 1 db increase. Last year the wind destroyed my rotor, a tailtwister but left the antenna alone. A has solid and tube fiberglass for sale The balun sounded like a baby rattle!! The tower is 50ft. In order to do this, I had to drop the X9.

Building The X7 Antenna

My Subscriptions Subscriptions Help. X9 Balun whne we took down the beam What we found when I took the cover off!! Rebuilding efforts, following a lengthy renovation, are now mostly complete!

Anyone wanting to hear my signal on any HF band. I have seen two things. It also works well on the WARC bands. I was in a hurry to get it up because of an upcoming Dxpedition.

The antennas had been up for a few years with out any issues. Two networked computers for logging and operating software.