Solid red light when transmitting — is the PA bad?

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My power button turns red when transmitting or tuning at any power, even the lowest. Checked voltage at incoming power poles, cables to power supply only about a foot long, did factory reset. No joy. 

Is my power amp a goner? 

Any ideas or do I have to bring it to Austin (we're traveling nearby) if Flex is even open during this virus problem. 
Thanks in advance for any help.

Joe KK9TT 

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Joe - KK9TT

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Neal Pollack, N6YFM

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While transmitting, mine emits small swirls of blue smoke that surround the red button, while also making a faint roaring hum of modulating intensity, like that of a warp drive engine.
Perhaps I have a slow plasma leak in one of the field correlation magnets?

Humph, perhaps another glass of Vino is in order...


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Logan, KE7AZ

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Sounds like you need to check the hydrocoptic marvelvanes and recalibrate the grammeters.
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Alan W4FBI

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obviously a bad Flux Capacitor...

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