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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. I got into all the local repeaters just fine.
Alinco DJ-S11 Instruction manual |
Unless the radio was advertised to have a tuned antenna, there is nothing you can do alincl poor performance except convince others not to buy it. The display will blink if the VCO is taken out of its range. Don’t expect a small, low power handheld unit to dj-ss11 the job of a 5 watt handitalkie–it won’t. It is the only green component visible on the board.
And there is a goodly amount manaul data on designing antennas with limited ground planes in the third edition of Antennas by Kraus and Marhefka. Of course, which would pretty much be a requirement with a mW HT with a shortened antenna. This radio does not have the traditional Alinco red and blue wires which have become so familiar I personally feel that Alinco could of put a compact decent antenna on there yeiding better results like other HTs.
It gave adequate performance within the repeaters’ footprint.
Long short of it all is I gave the thing away to some one just getting started. Also another point, I’m not knocking the DJ-S Why buy an apple and compare it to an orange?
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I have mixed feelings about this review. A previous comment “Unless the radio was advertised nanual 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.
I bought mine on impulse. They have a well deserved good reputation. HandBooks contain great info on transmission lines, SWR, and line loss.
I’d like to know how you determined that the antenna wasn’t resonant. Yes, it was odd that the HT came with a telescopic antenna. As a rule with modern Ham Radios that come out, you expect them to have near or equal standards of commercial radio equipment. No more comments may be added. Look for a small about 1 mm green surface mount resistor actually a 0 ohm jumperlocated on the far left side of the exposed circuit board, located to the “northwest” of the speaker.
ALINCO DJ-S11 Transceiver Programming Procedure
I was ,anual surprised when I could use it to get into the local repeater from over a mile away. This HT made me do a double take. President Midland Uniden Zodiac. When I had mine I lived in Florida and later California.
Replace the batteries, press and hold the “F” button on the left side of the radio, and turn it on. 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! I have the micro dual bander Alinco makes.
I suspect that radios that do not have removable antennas may fall into manal category. Please remember that these were mW HTs. Once I did that, the radio came to life.
Alinco DJ-S11 Specifications
I’ll try adding more length this week-end. I actually bought a charger and some recharageable batteries and now I can plug it in with the rest of the HT’s once a month for their battery top off.
This unit is not FCC type-accepted for anything but ham band – I had a DX and wish i had never sold it as it did everything it advertised and more. The SWR couldn’t be too high or they wouldn’t put out power they way they were supposed to. If I bought a compact two-meter mobile antenna from a well reputable company that was about 10 inches tall, Ej-s11 would expect it to at least perform decently for it’s size and give my radio a good SWR. I was sure that I wasn’t the only one that had a gripe about it’s performance.