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Order for KPA500 cancelled

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Three days ago I cancelled my April 6th order for a KPA500. I may order one yet, but time is not of the essence. When Elecraft announced the new product on April 6th, they also stated that the first orders would ship on April 15. That date has come and gone with no KPA500′s being…

The voices in my head…

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…are often in plural, consisting of several characters. In this case, a BigTime DXer, Dr. Phil and my accountant. Lately: Me: Hey guys, did you hear about the new amp kit from Elecraft? I’m thinking about buying and building one! DXer: It’s not really a “kit” – you’re just the assembly minion. Me: Don’t spoil my…

Elecraft KPA-500 receives FCC acceptance?

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According to various sources, Elecraft’s upcoming 500-watt solid state amp received the long awaited blessing from the FCC yesterday (3/14). Just in time for those IRS refund checks – mine’s in hand, awaiting the Order page to become active… A manual has so far not been posted to Elecraft’s website but probably will be shortly.…