I’m thinking if I got a Diamond CP6 instead of my army big stick would it be a good solution, and would I still be ok to use it on 11 meters? I don’t. The CP6 multi-band trap-vertical antenna for HF bands, covering the 80*, 40*, 20, 15, 10 and 6m amateur bands. Made from heavy duty aluminum, the CP6A.

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I like attic antennas because you don’t have that diamondd. You have no items in your shopping cart. The quality is appalling, and it is worth about a third of the selling price. Product Tags Add Your Tags: I use a RigExpert AA Pro to tune it to the portion of the band I will normally work and the antenna then just performs If you are looking for a good 6 band vertical that is easy to install, holds up well in adverse weather and performs well, this is an antenna to consider.

Who is online Users browsing this forum: The performance has been outstanding, working all over cp66 world.

Drilling thru and puting extra rivets solves the problem, re-assemble and away you go. Will have to look into this to find out what the problem is. It will out perform dipoles when it comes to long distance contacts and even compare favourably with beams located 10m or more above ground.



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This websites uses cookies. Like most multi band trapped verticals, performance is a compromise and can be quite noisy but they provide access to more than one band. Nadeel daarvan is dat het de 5m bouwvergunning vrij monteren weer niet kan.

Found broken connection on bottom of 10m coil and bottom of dia,ond coil at earthing point. I replaced the wire, 24mts of it with a slightly heavier gauge wire and djamond the plastic pole holders and replaced them with aluminium pole holders wrapped in insulating tape and a double u bolt on each holder, so it’s been repaired and it work’s fine now and resonant on 15m band Email Subscription You are not subscribed to this review.

I have gotten through to some rare stations that were very busy, even with the watt IC I have. One side wise For DX work you need low angle radiation which is just what you get from this popular model.

These rivits are only seperated by 45 deg, which results in a lot of play and movement of parts in the wind and snap! Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker on our website. Mine initially covered If dismond want all band coverage then consider a Sandpiper MV vertical.

Paul, ja de Falcon is uiteindelijk ook gewoon een compromis antenne. Made from heavy-duty aluminum, the CP6 is easily assembled, yielding excellent performance and reliability from a compact base station. Would be long for 80, 17 and 12 meters, short on 40 and 30 meters and more or less spot on for 20, 15 and 10 meters if your yard can accommodate.


Has worked dizmond well. I would recommend the CP-6 and would buy it again if I ever needed a replacement. By the way years ago I experimented with attic antennas as well. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. After six months of use, I noticed that the capacitive hat radials towards the top of the antenna that were seemingly manufactured from a thin stainless steel tube with a threaded connection point at one end were rusting at the connection to the antenna.

Diamond CP6 multi-band trap-vertical Product Reviews

For information about cookies please click “more information”. After problems found with traps, contacted Diamond Japan, with issue of QC. I’m going through my ham tests now though and trying to avoid the small back garden turning into an antenna farm I live in a housing association property.

The traps are poorly constructed and fail in the wind. I have had the CP-6 for a couple of years and really like it.