Pretty Good 35.5 Detection with R3

Discussion in 'Stories from the Front Lines' started by OBeerWANKenobi, Apr 19, 2018.

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    OBeerWANKenobi This is not the car you're looking for..... Intermediate User

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    Didn't get it on dashcam ( nothing good happens when I'm driving with the dashcam :rolleyes: ) but I've got it represented relatively well on Google Maps.

    At point #1 I got a couple of quick sniffs of 35.527 and that was it. I returned within range of the PSL and let a bunch of cannon fodder pass me.

    At point #2 my R3 started in again on the same frequency of 35.527 and began to ramp up, so I knew something was up.

    At point #3 I met one of my favorite constant-on users traveling the opposite direction.

    I met the cop 1.8 miles after my initial sniff and we were both most likely traveling a bit over 60MPH so I marked the second picture at point #4, 1.8 miles back from where I met him along the road in a straight line.

    The nearest I can tell, the initial sniff of 35.527 was 3.2 miles away, but I happened to have the benefit of him coming around a corner at that time and probably sweeping me.


    What do you think?
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    I don't have it on video AGAIN since I don't have mounts for my dashcam in this particular vehicle but the R3 saved my bacon this morning.
    I was cruising a long a bit faster than I should have been and going up a hill when I get 35.507. I let off the gas immediately as it was 35.5. I love the voice calling out the frequency! Lucky I did as I met a Sheriff about 10 seconds later coming over the hill in my direction.

    So I was aimed straight into the hill on one side and he was aimed into the hill on the other side. I'm thinking it was a decent detection, even with the short notice. I don't know if he was running constant on or just decided to flip it on before cresting the hill. Either way, I had enough warning to slow down and that's what really mattered.
     
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