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    R7 - Whats your longest detection?

    The farthest range I’ve seen so far is around a mile, but I’m sure that will change once I spend more time with the unit on the open highway.
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    Hi, best rd for X band?

    The R7 can store up to 1750 lockouts. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I have a hard time envisioning any normal scenario in which someone would need more than that. The R3 only has 500, I believe, but that still seems sufficient for the majority of users. (I’m interested to hear whether there is...
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    Radar Local LEO hiding in parking lot with Ka 35.5

    This is an interesting point. If I were ever to have the misfortune of getting a ticket in such a manner, I'd certainly keep that possibility in mind.
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    Radar DFR7 Fail, Constant Owned by Park Ranger with 35.5

    How much is a couple degrees difference in mounting angle really going to affect performance? (Not a rhetorical question, I actually have wondered about this.) Vortex tested it and found a substantial difference in detection range, but he was mounting his detector at some ridiculous angle like...
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    Radar Local LEO hiding in parking lot with Ka 35.5

    Was about 68 degrees today, so I doubt the heat would have been a problem. I didn't know radar units aren't ignition switched, though; thanks for informing me of that. I guess next time I encounter something like this I'll try to spot whether the LEO's in his vehicle or not; it would be good to...
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    Radar Local LEO hiding in parking lot with Ka 35.5

    It's certainly possible he wasn't actually running traffic. There are a couple reasons I suspected he was, though. If he were just inside getting a drink, he probably wouldn't have left his car idling, and also probably wouldn't have taken the trouble to back into a space, especially on the side...
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    Radar Local LEO hiding in parking lot with Ka 35.5

    Just coming back from the grocery store today and I got this encounter. Marked Explorer can be seen on the right at 0:26, hiding in the gas station parking lot running FF C/O 35.5. I probably would never have seen him there without the alert from the R7. I thought the initial detection range (a...
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    Radar Several NYSP encounters from today

    I just load up the video files into iMovie and then splice them together to create the video I post here. I click the option for the maximum resolution when I export the video; I'm not sure why I'm getting disappointing quality. The camera is actually a B1W. The quality in the files I upload...
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    Radar Several NYSP encounters from today

    No, but I know what speed I was going and I calculate the distance based on my speed and the video time from first alert to source.
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    Radar Several NYSP encounters from today

    Arrows are generally pretty accurate but could use work. They will sometimes get confused and flip back and forth between front and rear, or they will flip to rear a little while before passing the cop. It's sufficient to the point that I can be sure of whether the cop is in front or behind...
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    Radar Several NYSP encounters from today

    All detections are C/O Ka 34.7. 1) FF (I hope). I picked him up a second before I could see him. He was on the side of the road with a customer. 2) Starts at 0:53. Either FF or I/O, or possibly both. My guess is FF C/O. As you can see, I had basically zero warning. Although this particular cop...
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    Radar Uniden R7 - Are these good detections?

    All right everyone, I sent back the old unit and I'm currently in the process of trying out the new one. After a couple of highway stretches and several Ka band detections, I can say that I'm more encouraged by this unit's performance than by the last one. It's probably confirmation bias but I...
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    Radar Uniden R7 1.2 miles over a hill

    The New Jersey Turnpike was littered with Ka band this morning, often to the extent that I couldn't even figure out where each signal was coming from or how many there were. Things all started with this encounter. The LEO, who is running FF and RF 34.7, can be seen on the right at 1:10 in the...
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    Radar Uniden R7 - Are these good detections?

    Tonight was the first night I was able to get my hands on the second R7 copy (I've been away for a couple weeks). I took both detectors out and tested them against a 24.13 K-band speed sign, and I could not discern any difference in performance. I'm not sure whether things were terrain-limited...
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    Radar I/O 34.7 Radenso Pro M

    I assume 65 PSL? Were you cruising at 68 the whole time or had you slowed down after seeing the trooper in the distance?
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