Re: Grounding SSB Radio
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I received a reply from Olivier BEAUTE. He said, "If your boat is in
the water, you can test (for connectivity between the SSB ground plate
and the zinc anodes) by measuring if there is an electric connection
between the copper plate located inside the starboard aft locker and
the rudder axis that you will see in the aft cabin."
I performed the test and found that SSB ground plate and the zinc
anodes are indeed connected.
The Amel User's Guide states on page 17: "When setting up an SSB,
disconnect ground plates of the anodes (behind the chart table). I
thought I located the wiring block behind the chart table and posted a
photo on this site. I was incorrect. The photo I posted was the
wiring block for the Amel installed Furuno 1503 SSB head unit and was
not what was referred to in the User's Guide.
I am still trying to learn what exactly the guide is referring to when
it states to "...disconnect ground plates of the anodes (behind the
If anyone knows please respond to this list.
I have sent another email to Mr. Beaute and will post any response I
s/v BeBe SM2 #387
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