Cushcraft MA8040V 80 & 40M Lightweight Vertical
The Cushcraft MA-8040V is small and lightweight yet efficient antenna for both 80 and 40m. Using top loaded resonators with two sets of capacitance hats this antenna handles full legal power on SSB. With its rugged self-supporting construction it is easily installed by one person.
It blends in with trees and back-yard surroundings and yet is excellent for portable or emergency use.
- Bands: 40 & 80m
- Power rating: 1.5kW PEP SSB
- 2 sets of top loaded resonators
- 2 sets of capacitance hats
- Full-band coverage on 40m >80kHz coverage on 80m
- Low SWR at resonance without external matching
- Requires ground plane
- Includes radial kit
- Mounting bracket provided
- Height: 6.7m
MA8040V is a compact self-supporting HF vertical that delivers excellent DX-hunting performance on 80 and 40 Meters. Only 27 feet tall and weighing in at less than nine pounds, it is small and light enough for one person to handle easily without assistance.
Once installed, the MA8040V virtually disappears against a backdrop of trees and foliage. Parallel resonators use a combination of inductive and capacitive top loading to deliver automatic band switching, high efficiency, and rock-bottom SWR on both bands. Designed to handle maximum legal power and built to last year after year, it’s the perfect DX solution when the sunspots silence the higher bands.
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