Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Grounding

Kent Robertson

Thanks Alan!  I guess I'll try again to get my SSB working.  I have an old ICOM 710 that I've spent a good bit on and it has never worked well enough to be useful.

SM 243

On Mar 3, 2016, at 3:29 AM, divanz620@... [amelyachtowners] <amelyachtowners@...> wrote:


I can't see how that GAM split lead thingo would work.....I looked into it a few years ago, and I had my doubts about it...

So I opted for an insulated backstay which works well.
i really think a good ground is essential....the antenna could be average, but if you have a good ground it will work...good antenna and average ground...nope...won't work...'That's my experience over the last 20 years.
Elyse SM437

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