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post #2 of Old 09-29-2009
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Originally Posted by Talisman66 View Post
Cruising Ebay looking at boat parts, I came across this SSB grounding aternative. Iam curious if any of our resident sailors have seen this before and what is really inside of the tubing? Reading about SSB installs, everyone seems to conflict with one another about the best way to do it. What works? What does'nt? Has anyone used this exact product? Thanks
Marine SSB Ground (Sailing, Radar, Dynaplate):eBay Motors (item 110440031060 end time Oct-05-09 20:56:43 PDT)
I think he makes a mistake by calling it a "ground system". It's more like the counterpoise in a dipole system. Ideally, you could stretch out his cable(s) in a straight line with the center line conductor and consequently create a dipole. At least that's what his system sounds like to me.

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