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Old 08 March 2010, 03:42   #11
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Most coil loaded whip antennae are suitable for a RIB; although with an anode in the sea water to act as a ground plane would make it perform better.
I have been aware of this in theory but never tried it nor know anyone who has, what kind of improvement would it yield?
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Most coil loaded whip antennae are suitable for a RIB; although with an anode in the sea water to act as a ground plane would make it perform better.
I have been aware of this in theory but never tried it nor know anyone who has, what kind of improvement would it yield?

Edit: Hang on though, surely so long as your radio battery and engine battery share an negative you will get this effect regardless?

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