RE: Counterpoise, KISS, etc.
For those willing to slog through a long discussion, consider:
Cruisers Forum. It starts at:
and goes on for about 25 pages.
There is a lengthy, sometimes heated, sometimes overly technical discussion, that does provide very interesting perspectives, experiences, RF tests and solutions regarding KISS and other counterpoise methods such as Direct to Earth, Capacitive, Bulk and Resonant (which is what KISS employs).
I am continuing my research. Thanks all. (hope it is ok to post links to other forums while in search to solutions.???) best,