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Is the Alinco DJMD5 illegal for ham use?

The article is mistaken about at least one thing. It may be illegal to market that radio in the US (I honestly don't care to read the tea leaves to find out if that's true or not, but it's certainly ...
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Alinco DJ-500T handheld radio will not transmit, why?

This indicates that you are attempting to transmit out of band. This is typically a symptom of having the wrong offset (+/-) programmed for that channel. If you visit the Alinco FAQ page you will ...
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Alinco DX70 TH at 10W

Yes you can, page 2-9 of the manual shows: source
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Alinco DJ-500T handheld radio will not transmit, why?

Glenn's answer here gave me the nudge I needed. Checking through parameters, I found #11 ... Offset ... 5.000 seemed default setting. With Offset at 5.000 the transmitter was stopped because that ...
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Alinco DR-635 programming software

I can't speak to how it compares to the Alinco software, but I've used the RT software for a few different radios and it's straightforward, if pricey. But $50 for the RT solution is probably cheaper ...
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Alinco DJ 500 is having a problem hitting 440 repeaters, the PL and the offset are good and the input IS IN THE BAND. Other HT works great with rpt

First: Great job on troubleshooting and isolating the problem. Seriously, many folks have a hard time getting this done on their own... kudos! Since its working well on one band and not the other AND ...
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Alinco DJ-VX50 programming interface

I use this cable from BlueMax49ers with my Dj-X11T. It's a ERW-7 replacement. https://bluemax49ers.com/product-explorer/dj-x11-prolific-erw-7p-3-ft-radio-programming-cable/ Yes, it still costs money, ...
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Alinco DJ 500 is having a problem hitting 440 repeaters, the PL and the offset are good and the input IS IN THE BAND. Other HT works great with rpt

Do you have means to test output/to see if it is putting out any power? The PA for 440 may be damaged. You said you were "Picking up" stations. Does that imply you were not able to contact ...
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Alinco DR-635 programming software

I have a different model Alinco radio. I presume that the "cryptic and hostile user interface" you speak of is not the front panel of the radio, but rather part of Alinco's programming ...
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CHIRP-programmability of the Alinco DR-635T/E

I have not found any of the Alinco models in CHIRP to work with the DR-635T. In an effort to add it none of the methods used by the other models returned any useful data. I tried contacting Alinco ...
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CHIRP-programmability of the Alinco DR-635T/E

Yes, it'll probably work with CHIRP Of course, the first place you'd look would be the CHIRP project page. That doesn't list the DR-635, but it does list the DR-135, DR-235 and DR-435, and that might ...
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Alinco DJ-500T handheld radio will not transmit, why?

I just went through the exact same thing with my own new-to-me DJ-500T (second generation). After a day of poking around, I solved the problem through a hidden menu thanks to some useful posts at the ...
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