My advice would be to get the ALP and an inexpensive windshield mount detector for now. There's not a big advantage in an RCM versus a much less expensive detector if you're waiting for Theia anyway, so you can definitely save your money there.
The point with the menu is that Uniden may be worried about adding all the advanced options that enthusiasts require because it's already cluttered and probably confusing for basic users. If the menu is easier to navigate and more intuitive, this removes that concern, giving us more options and...
Ok, I couldn't help myself but fart around a bit more with this.
This is an even more simplified and intuitive menu structure:
Highway, City and Advanced are there right away for the choosing.
Here it is collapsed:
Here's a couple nodes expanded all the way out
Hopefully you can see how...
When they come to complain to me about something I always ask my employees to...