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I was pleasantly surprised when I could use it to get into the local repeater from over a mile away. Once I did that, the radio came to life.

The antenna that came with the radio was apx.

Maanual previous comment “Unless the radio was advertised to have a tuned antenna, ” makes one wonder how many of us have been BS’ed into buying junk and not remembering that you get what you pay for applies to almost everything in life.

Not too long ago a there was an article in QEX about this, a guy set up a way to test antennas on the radio with a nice HP network analyzer and had a neat little Smith chart for each one. If you have a 75 ohm radio, then a matched antenna would also be 75 ohms.

I just didn’t design them with 50 ohms in mind. Over the past 20 years or so, several of the ARRL Antenna Compendiums have contained articles about this very subject.

I have mixed feelings about this review. Dj-e11, you bring up a valid point that identifies your displeasure with the radio, but it really is a matter of “buyer beware”.


This HT made me do a double take. Therefore, rather than putting a below standard item on the market, the decision was made mnaual the interst of our customers and dealers, to stop the sale and advertising of this product.

ALINCO DJ-S11 Service Manual download, schematics, eeprom, repair info for electronics experts

Why would anyone even buy a DJ-S11 today? Never read that anywhere, maybe that’s why there is no connector stock. I never took it apart to check it since the radio seemed to work okay. I’m just curious to what other amateurs have thought about this radio. The display will blink if the VCO is taken out of its range.

If I understand basic theory correctly, max xfer of energy is when source impedance equals load impedance. I have seen a piece here on the internet which details a mod to the radio which replaces the existing antenna with an SMA connector. Alinco DJ-S11 — Why?

After all, if you want a radio transceiver to reach any sort of distance, get one that will do what you want. I think we take reasonable design and construction for granted, and too many of us don’t have the ability, equipment, or desire to check things out as carefully as the author seems to have done.

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I had gotten it to do crossband through my mobile rig to begin with, but found it functioned just about as well when I accessed the local repeater directly. I would think that Alinco would feel they had a reputation to live up to. The reason I wrote this is because I was cruising around online and saw that this product was still being sold new.


The thin board can be easily damaged by a high wattage soldering iron. Honestly there wasn’t much difference at all. They were very small antennas, yes, both short and narrow, and a small antenna is not going to outperform a larger one. Johnson Dentron Radio Co.

Alinco DJ-S11 Instruction manual

I suspect that radios that do not have removable antennas may fall into this category. The SWR couldn’t be too high or they wouldn’t put out power they way they were supposed to. Its a moot point now since the radio and an emergency service daypack it was in were stolen in A 5-inch two-meter duck antenna would out perform the antenna that was supplied with the radio because it was matched to the proper frequency.

But then, hams have always tinkered to improve nearly every piece of gear that ever hit the market, usually because in someone’s opinion performance could be should have been! Alinco receivers and scanners: Is the DJ-S11 the best choice out there today? Email Subscription You are not subscribed to discussions on this article.

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