These numbers are not really out of whack. You will usually find that 20m output is a bit lower
as is the receive sensitivity on that band. If you put more than 12V DC in (i.e. 12 - 13.8v) then you
will see output closer to 4W+. The KX1 output is quite sensitive to the input DC voltage.
For those with really low output there was a power mod that involved replacing a resistor in the
rig to increase output. The only side effect of this mod is after applying it you need to be careful
not to power it by more than about 12V otherwise the output will be too high (i.e 5W+) and the
PA transistor will overheat.
Personally I use AA Lithium cells in my KX1 and only use the internal battery as backup in case
I forget my external battery.
Sorry chaps , a schoolboy error
I have checked correctly using a straight key NOT MY PADDLE
12v supply im getting
Fresh internal Duracell AA's
40m = 1w
30m =1.5 w
20m = 1w
i will look on the reflector , i tried searching on the yahhoo sites but the only one i found was full of spam ...