Thank you for your reply!
KISS has been promoted as a simple and somewhat effective counter poise. The idea that one can produce similar results with measured lengths of wire has also has generated interest. However, some testing has caused some questions about effectiveness of each approach. (Will look for this research and post.)
Gordon West conducted extensive testing of counterpoise that I consider more substantive:
http://www.carsonhowe.com/files/GordonWest_on_ground.pdf this is a thoughtful read. Or to learn more, just google Gordon West and see impressive list of material.
Again, thank you for the thoughtful reply.
What works most effectively on NC33 remains my challenge. Hoping to also hear from Those who have installed before.
Thank you, again.