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DJ-500T : Alinco Dual Band HT radio

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Original price $ 159.95
Current price $ 118.95

Sorry - this item has been Discontinued by Alinco. Replaced by DJ-VX50T.

DJ-500T: ALINCO 2m/440 Dual-band handheld Transceiver. Has UHF, VHF, FM, VHF-UHF, DTMF; transmits at 5W, 2.5W, and 1W.  Package includes Radio, Antenna, Wrist Strap, Belt Clip, Desktop Charger, Wall Power Supply, Operating Manual.

DJ-500T features include:

  • Large, dot-matrix, 3 color-selectable (orange, white, cherry-blossom) display and keypad
  • Semi-Duplex dual band, 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
  • Land mobile-grade signaling features
  • Variety of scanning modes
  • IP54 dust/splash proof, MILSPEC (STD810) vibration/shock compliant
  • Wide and narrow FM TX/RX
  • 12Vdc input using an optional cigar-socket adapter.
  • High power Li-Ion battery pack, stand charger and belt clip included.


Frequency range:  [T: TX] 144 - 148MHz, 420 - 450MHz
[T: RX] 136 - 174MHz, 400 - 480MHz
[E: TX/RX] 144 - 146MHz, 430 - 440MHz
Modulation:  F3E (FM)
Frequency step:  2.5, 5, 6.25, 8.33, 10, 12.5, 20, 25, 30 and 50KHz
Memory channel:  200 memory channels in total
Antenna impedance:  50ohm unbalanced
Frequency stability:  +/- 2.5ppm
Supply voltage:  DC 7.4V (Battery)
Current consumption: 
(Typical value)
1400mA TX / 300mA receive at Max audio output
70mA squelched
Battery-save ON: average 27mA
Temperature range:  Unit -20 ~ +55digC (-4 ~ 131digF) / Battery packs: -10digC to +45digC (+14 to +113digF)
Ground:  Negative
Dimensions:  59.0W~98.0H~35.0D mm or 2.32W~3.86H~1.38D inches w/o projection
Weight:  approx.227g or 8.01oz inclusive of battery pack and antenna
Power output: 
Approx.5 / 2.5 / 1W
Modulation:  Variable reactance FM
Spurious emission:  -60dB or less
Max. deviation:  FM : +/- 5KHz NFM: +/- 2.5KHz
System:  Direct-conversion
Sensitivity:  Wide -12dBu / Narrow -9dBu
Intermediate frequency:  1st IF 38.85MHz 2nd IF 450kHz
Selectivity:  -6dB : Wide 12kHz /Narrow 10kHz or more
-60dB :Wide 30kHz / Narrow 24kHz or less 
AF output:  1W (10% distortion)
  • EA-228 Whip antenna
  • EBP-87 Li-ion 7.4V 1500mAh battery pack
  • EDC-191T (120V / T-models) AC adapter
  • EBC-34 Belt clip and a strap

PC cloning capability (optional ERW-4/7 required, free utility software.

PTT mic in picture is sold separately. Part # EMS-76. Priced at $ 39.95.

Revised pricing effective 2021.