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The AIS700 has a grounding stud on its upper surface, next to the antenna connections. This grounding stud is intended for near-lightning strike protection and MUST NOT be connected to battery negative. It is common with the shields of the antenna, VHF and GPS coaxial cables and if you
connect it to battery negative, you risk directing near-lightning strike transients into the negatives of all of the other vessel electrics and electronics (p22):

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