[Yaesu] FT1000MP Does not power up for 4 to 5 minutes

carl_s_lester at yahoo.com carl_s_lester at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 30 05:19:24 PDT 2012

Thanks.... yes, my heart just about stopped the first time it happened. 73!  

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-----Original message-----
From: Kevan Nason <knason00 at gmail.com>
To: Carl Lester <carl_s_lester at yahoo.com>
Cc: "yaesu at contesting.com" <yaesu at contesting.com>
Sent: Mon, Jul 30, 2012 11:55:28 GMT+00:00
Subject: Re: [Yaesu] FT1000MP Does not power up for 4 to 5 minutes


No answer for you, but mine (field) had also done that.  After a month
or so of intermittent starts it returned to normal.  Will look on
internet and see if anything pops up.

Sick feeling pushing the button and then nothing happens isn't it?


On 7/30/12, Carl Lester <carl_s_lester at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone has seen this one?  This started about a month
> ago. My FT1000MP sometimes does not power up.  You push in the "POWER"
> button and nothing happens!  It is most disturbing. But, if you leave the
> power button pushed in and wait for about 4 to 5 minutes, it comes on and
> everything is fine.  It does not do this every time, it does it every  
> of days.  I can not seem to pick up on any pattern.  The only
> semi-consistent thing is the wait time until it powers up is always 4 to 5
> minutes.  The only other thing is it seems to more likely do it if I have
> not turned it on for a few days.
> Anyway,  has anyone seen this issue? Any ideas?
> Thanks! and 73,
> Carl,  K2YR
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