No doubt probably the man with the greatest contribution made towards our understanding of the Radio antenna
is the late L.B. Cebik W4RNL.
In another thread we are discussing a need for a Radio
Ground (A counterpoise) it reminded me of an article he wrote on the subject :-
that he compiled demonstrates the complexity of a radio ground/counterpoise on land. On water
(sea or fresh) the subject has barely been covered by professionals in the last 90 years.