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Re: [Amps] Slow start-up of Amps on CW

Subject: Re: [Amps] Slow start-up of Amps on CW
From: Jim Brown <>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2024 11:23:38 -0700
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On 3/11/2024 7:57 AM, Jeff in Mali: via Amps wrote:
However, more and more I'm convinced that some amps are not
instantaneous, not picking up immediately as the first letter(s) is
(are) keyed on CW or spoken on SSB. The other night I was watchin my own
  amp (Elecraft KPA-1500) and it seemed only to come up to full-power
after a few characters.
Is this a generalized phenomenon, or just my imagination?

R/T delay is quite real. When contesting, I regularly hear JA calls as OA. It's not me mis-copying.

73, Jim K9YC

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