Radio Communication Services

W9JES Radio & Electronics offers services to radio communications enthusiasts around the world. I would be more than happy to help you.

Sangean, Radio Shack, Tecsun, and Panasonic shortwave radio services can be viewed here


  • Amateur radio equipment
  • Shortwave receivers
  • Radio scanners
  • Alignments/Calibration


  • Audio enhancements
  • Illumination enhancements
  • Redesign/Modernize circuitry for performance and reliability


  • Panadapters/SDR interfaces
  • Accessories such as filters, noise suppression, CAT control devices, and other modules
  •  Discriminator tap
  • Firmware upgrades
  • Digital hotspot configuration
  • Analog to digital interfaces


My Background

  • I am an electronics specialist with over 25 years experience in circuit design and repair. 
  • Earned 38 career certifications covering various domains such as information technology, electronics engineering, communications, and computer programming.
  • Attended tech school for electronic repair and design
  • Obtained a cybersecurity degree
  • Professional career in information technology for 25 years and counting
  • Licensed amateur radio operator since 1994
  • GMRS licensee
  • Several hundred shortwave and ham radio devices repaired since 2002.
  • From 2001 to 2019, I was a subcontractor for Pinball Sales, BMI, and Classic Game Rooms repairing slot machines, pinball machines, and jukeboxes for their clients in Wisconsin and upper Michigan
  • Maintained museum exhibits, performed restorations, and engineered add-ons to pinball machines. 


Common Serviceable Brands

Acom, Alinco, AlphaDelta, Ameritron, AnyTone, Collins, Comtek, Daiwa, Drake, Eico, Elecraft, Eton, FlexRadio, Grundig, Hallicrafters, Hammerlund, Heathkit, Heil, Huster, Hi-Gain, Icom, Inrad, Japan Radio Corporation, Kenwood, LDG, MFJ, Mirage, Microham, Palstar, Radio Shack, Sangean, Sony, Swan, Tecsun, Tentec, Tigertronics, TYT, Vectronics, Xiegu, Yaesu, and Zenith.


 Some of the Diagnosis & Repair Equipment Used in My Lab

  • HP Agilent 8656B Calibrated Signal Generator w/ High stability time base
  • Siglent SDG1062X Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generator
  • Siglent  SDS1104X Oscilloscope
  • Tektronix 2235 Oscilloscope
  • Motorola R-2001D/HS Communications System/Spectrum Analyzer
  • HP Agilent 8753D Vector Network Analyzer
  • HP Agilent 5335A Frequency Counter
  • B&K 3001 Audio Signal Generator
  • Triplett PS305 Variable Power Supply
  • Potomac Instruments AA-51 Audio Analyzer
  • HAKKO FR-810 SMD Rework Station
  • Supertech 999SD-A Soldering/Desoldering Station
  • Various meters and other diagnostic equipment