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Old 08-27-2012
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Kiss-SSB ground plane

Does anyone have experience with the Kiss-SSB Ground plane. I need to install and SSB and like the idea of not having to haul the boat and install a ground plate. Vendor says it works great!

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Re: Kiss-SSB ground plane

If you search the Forums, you'll find a lot of posts on this one. I have the KISS on my boat, and know several people that use it. I like it a lot, and it works really well. And all the others that have used them have been happy with it as well. I also used a copper foil to a thru hull and that works too. I liked the KISS because it is cleaner and I didn't have a thru hull close by. I idid think that the KISS worked better.

I'm with you, the last thing I would wanted to do was install a dynaplate.
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Re: Kiss-SSB ground plane

You don't have to install a ground plate. There are a lot of different options. The KISS is one of them, if you want a really simple (though somewhat expensive) solution. A small amount of research will reveal that there are also a variety of other solutions that would cost a lot less, work just as well, while requiring a bit more effort on your part.

Personally, I would not install a ground plate on my boat, but I also would not spend the money for a KISS. It's not an either/or choice.
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