ALINCO DJ-S11 Transceiver Programming Procedure

by Arvid E. Hamer, WA6UUT


 
  1. To select a frequency
    1. Select VFO mode (Pressing V/M selects VFO or MEMORY).
    2. Press UP or DOWN to select the frequency you want (or see Section I).
    3. If you want to record this frequency as a simplex channel into memory, go to section D.  If it is a repeater frequency continue with section B.

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  3. To select repeater offset
    1. Press F key and SCAN key together.
    2. Press UP or DOWN to select the offset you want. (Usually 0.60).
    3. Press SCAN to select + or - offset (or blank, which eliminates offset).
    4. Press PTT to exit.

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  5. To select CTCSS tone. (PL)
    1. Press F key and DOWN key together to enter programming mode for CTCSS.
    2. Press DOWN key or UP key to select tone.
    3. Press F key and DOWN key together. "T" will show in readout.
    4. If you decide not to put in CTCSS tone, press F and DOWN again.
    5. Press PTT to exit this mode.  Readout will show frequency, and offset and tone indicators.

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  7. To program a frequency into a memory channel
    1. Press F key and V/M key together, (M blinks).
    2. Press UP or DOWN key to select a memory channel.
    3. Press V/M key to memorize displayed frequency (Including offset and tone if it is a repeater frequency).
    4. Press V/M key again (Memory mode shows channel number, and frequency memorized).
    5. If you want to memorize another frequency, repeat the above procedure.

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  9. To SCAN
    1. Press SCAN.
    2. Or hold UP or DOWN key for a few seconds.
    3. To stop SCAN, press UP or DOWN key.

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  11. To SCAN the memory channels: (0 thru 19)
    1. Select M by pressing V/M.
    2. Press SCAN key.
    3. To Stop SCAN, press UP or DOWN key.

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  13. TO SCAN the VFO channels (144.00 to 147.99 MHz)
    1. Select VFO by pressing V/M key.
    2. Press SCAN key.
    3. To stop SCAN press UP or DOWN key.

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  15. To select a MEMORY channel
    1. Press V/M to bring up the MEMORY channels.
    2. Press UP or Down to select the MEMORY channel you want.
    3. Or hold UP or DOWN key for a few seconds to SCAN.
    4. Press UP or DOWN key to stop SCAN.

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  17. To select a VFO channel
    1. Press V/M to bring up VFO channels.
    2. Press UP or DOWN to select the VFO channel you want.
    3. Or Hold UP or DOWN key for a few seconds to SCAN.
    4. Press UP or DOWN key to stop SCAN.

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  19. To eliminate BEEP
    1. Press MONITOR and turn on transceiver.

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  21. To set up a new frequency
    1. Press V/M key to bring up VFO channels.
    2. Press F key once (MHz digit flashes).
      1. QUICKLY press UP or Down key once to change MHz digit by one digit.
      2. Two presses of UP or DOWN key changes MHz digit by 2 MHz.
    3. Press F twice and digit to right of MHz digit flashes.
      1. Quickly pressing UP or DOWN key changes this digit.
    4. The last digit can be changed directly by pressing UP or DOWN key.

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  23. To change POWER OUTPUT
    1. Press PTT and hold it while you press SCAN key.
      1. If LOW appears on the display, you are in LOW POWER.
      2. Pressing the sequence again changes POWER OUTPUT to high power. LOW disappears from display.

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  25. SIMPLEX operation
    1. If Tone (T) or Offset (+ or -) show on a VHF frequency, they should be removed for simplex operation on that frequency.
      1. To remove OFFSET, see Section B.
      2. To remove TONE, see Section C.

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  27. To use external power on the transceiver
    1. DO NOT APPLY EXTERNAL POWER IF DRY CELLS ARE INSTALLED IN TRANSCEIVER.
    2. Rechargeable batteries installed. (NICADS, etc)
      1. NICADS can be recharged by applying REGULATED 5.5 Volts DC (negative ground) to the power terminal on top of the transceiver.
      2. ALINCO chargers EDH-18 or EDC- 78/79 may be used to charge NICAD batteries in the TRANSCEIVER.

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  29. To UNMUTE the preset SQUELCH (To hear a weak signal)
    1. Press and hold MONITOR key.
    2. Letting up on MONITOR key resets SQUELCH.

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  31. To LOCK the keys
    1. Press the F key and MONITOR keys together.
    2. "L" is shown on display.

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  33. TO UNLOCK the keys
    1. Repeat Section P.
    2. "L" is removed from display.

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  35. To toggle between 1750 Hz tone and ALERT tone
    1. Press and hold CALL key and turn on power.

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  37. To emit 1750 Hz tone
    1. Press UP or DOWN key while transmitting.

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  39. To emit ALERT tone
    1. Press UP or DOWN key while transmitting.

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  41. To select CHANNEL STEP
    1. Press the F key and UP key together.
    2. Select step by pressing UP or DOWN key.
    3. Press PTT key to exit.

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  43. AUTO-POWER-OFF timer
    1. Press the F key and the LAMP/APO key together. (APO shows on display).
    2. Press UP or DOWN key to select time POWER should go off (30, 60, 90, 120 minutes or OFF).
    3. Press PTT to exit.

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  45. To select CALL channel
    1. Press CALL key.
    2. To resume original frequency, press CALL key again.

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  47. To activate ALARM function (When signal is received)
    1. Press the F key and the CALL key together
      1. Bell appears on display.
      2. Electronic sound is heard when a signal is received.
    2. Repeat X1 to deactivate alarm.

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  49. Courtesy BEEP (on-off)
    1. ON
      1. Press and hold UP and turn power ON.
    2. OFF
      1. Press and hold DOWN and turn power ON.

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  51. CHANNEL INDICATION
    1. ON
      1. Press and hold V/M and turn power ON.
    2. OFF
      1. Repeat Z1a.

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  53. RESET transceiver
    1. NOTE THIS WILL ERASE EVERYTHING IN MEMORY - USE SPARINGLY!
    2. Press and hold F key and turn power ON, then reprogram everything!

 

I hope these procedures will make it easier for you to operate and enjoy your Alinco DJ-S11 Transceiver.

Please bring any errors, changes or improvements to the attention of Arv Hamer, WA6UUT. My Email address is arvhamer AT aol.com.