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Alinco DJ500TB Type-90 Dual Band 136-174 MHz and 400-480 MHz FM Handheld Ham Radio

Alinco DJ500TB Type-90 Dual Band 136-174 MHz and 400-480 MHz FM Handheld Ham Radio

by: Alinco
Part# DJ500TB
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Full of advanced features, the Alinco DJ-500 dual band mobile radio transceiver offers powerful 5W output. CTCSS, DTMF, DCS and 5-tones are standard, along with a variety of tone bursts for repeater access or selective calling. A Li-Ion battery pack and a stand charger are standard, adding power and convenience. The DJ-500TB looks simple, but remember, looks can be deceiving!


Large, dot-matrix, 3 color-selectable display and keypad
FCC Part 90 Certified for commercial use.
Semi-Duplex dualband, V/V-U/U and FM broadcast receiver
200 memory channels, any mix of VHF/UHF
Internal VOX
Alphanumeric channel labels
Direct frequency input from keypad
Variety of scanning modes
IP54 dust/splash proof, MILSPEC vibration/shock compliant
Wide and narrow FM TX/RX1
12Vdc input using an optional cigar-socket adapter.
Wire cloning capability

Specifications, Weight, Dimensions

Frequency range
[TX/RX] 136-174MHz. 400-480MHz
RX only
76-108MHz (FM)
F3E(16K0F3E / 11K0F3E / RX only WFM)
Frequency step
2.5, 5, 6.25, 8.33, 10, 12.5, 20, 25, 30 and 50 KHz
Memory channel
200 memory channels in total + 1 call channel/band + 1 Repeater-Access parameter memory/band
Antenna impedance
50 ohm unbalanced
Frequency stability
Supply voltage
7.4V (Battery)
Current consumption
(Typical value) 1600mA TX / 320mA receive at Max audio output 100mA squelched
Temperature range
-4°F~131°F (-20°C ~ +55°C)
2.32W×3.86H×1.38D in (59.0W×98.0H×35.0D mm)
Approx. 227g or 8.01oz inclusive of battery pack and antenna
Power output
Approx.5 / 2.5 / 1W (USA), 5/2.5/0.2W (Canada)
Variable reactance FM
Spurious emission
-60dB or less
Max. deviation
Wide -12dBu / Narrow -9dBu
Intermediate frequency
1st IF 38.85MHz 2nd IF 450kHz
Wide 30kHz / Narrow 24kHz or less
AF output
1W (10% distortion)

What's Included

  • EBP-87 Li-ion Battery Pack 1500mAh 7.4V
  • EDC-189 Li-Ion Rapid Charger
  • EDC-146 AC Adapter
  • EA-228 Antenna
  • EBC-34 Beltclip
  • User Manual
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Last Modified: 10/08/2018