Diamond CPVU-8 Vertical for Shortwave and V/UHF; MV5+3, MV6+3 Multiband HF antenna; DIAMOND CP-6S; DIAMOND CP-5HS; GP-3 / GP-2 W / GP-3W. Diamond Antenna CP5H antennas are 5-band (40, 20, 15, 10, and 6 meter) trap vertical antennas with trap radials. Their light weight ( lbs.). 7/14/21/28/50MHz (40m/20m/15m/10m/6m) 29MHz FM Max. power rating: W SSB (7MHz), W SSB (14/21MHz), W SSB (28/29/50MHz) Impedance.

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Appreciate the feedback and I will check out the Hustler. Total length only approx 3m MV In stockshipped in 1 or two days.

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Made of telescopic aluminum tubes which are fixed with stainless steel hose clamps, including solid mast mount. Register for a free QRZ account. One thing to add is that I destroyed mine taking it down after it had diamod up for a year because the screws holding the bits together were so corroded that it was impossible to take apart. That’s good, because the one criticism I was going to make of the ‘5 is that the bandwidth is pretty small on 80 and it doesn’t work that well anyway.

I was hoping that with the CP5H being 11 or so foot, damond I could mount on a 10 to 15 foot mast and keep it up always.


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K6FIJan 22, Email Diajond You are not subscribed to this review. I didn’t have mine mounted any higher than that. Requires a simple coax tuner for operation, the built in tuners usually work well, in some cases a tuner extender e.

Contact the site with comments or questions. Includes solder lugs on one end for easy connection to ground post. K6FIJan 25, Includes a radial kit of PVC coated copper wire one radial per band. The BB-7V is a wideband antenna, so it works also outside the amateur bands.

I will look into the R In this band the antenns is surprising in local ou regional qso’s. I narrowed my options to Cushcraft, Comet and Diamond. Usual high quality finish and easy mounting, as known by Diamond products.

If I had this to do over again, I would definitely try a Dipole first. G0GQKJan 24, Expensive but that has no place a great option much better than vertical or wire antennas dummy load. New to Ham Radio?

Already have many European contacts in the log including 40m. Diamond CP5H any diamonnd I worked all continents with diamond CP-5H in 6, 10, 15 and 20 meters phone end cw in this bands the range is good.


The early quality control issues were put to bed and the antenna diaamond taken down in April and has remained in its box until it was pressed into action for a Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society Foundation Course operating practice and demonstration.

K6FIJan 18, Whether the price agrees with the performance remains to be seen.

Thoughts or past experience is appreciated. Total height only 4. Not in stockback in 25 days. The antenna is fed with a coax cable of any length, PL connector. Multiband vertical antenna for 1. The radials should be installed so that they do not touch the ground, cp-5bs the roof nor any other obstacle.

So it would be worth getting some stuff to try to prevent that, when you assemble it. QRV on all bands, even with restricted space I placed the antenna on a 20′ pole with some gaffer tape around a rainwater down-pipe to hold the whole thing firm. Diamond multiband vertical HF antenna with shortened radials for 6, 10, 15, 20, 40, 80m.