Just got a legit k-band hit on 24.074

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  1. 918dad

    918dad Learning to Fly Beginner User

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    Before V1Driver got the k-band bar, I was using muting for k-band outside the box. I disabled that so I could see the full spectrum on the bar.

    Until yesterday, I'd NEVER seen a k-band alert below 24.085 that was legit.

    It was a Tulsa County Sheriff's Tahoe. It's made me pay a little more attention to BSM's now, grrr.
     
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    K-band box and Spectrum Display are separate items. Out of box and even beyond spectrum display signals are reported. Your discovery, if it becomes common, may force us to widen our K boxes and deal with more BSM triggering. :aaaaa:
     
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    You explained what I was trying to say better than I did.

    On a separate note, I was near a bank with a 24.133 k band GPSmute when a police car from a neighboring town rolled up running exactly 24.133 k-band radar. I'll have to watch the bogey counter whenever I see a 24.133 GPSmute from now on.
    Luckily I don't have any GPSmutes that are as strong as real police radar.


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    Uncertain whether the bogey counter will correctly indicate multiple signals if the frequency is the same. Let us know if it happens.
     
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    Will do. It may not happen though because it was a police car that was from a different city.


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    Question. Can Android app for V1 be setup to do custom sweeps on K band like it has custom sweeps on Ka band? I guess my question is if there is K band segmentation of sort in android version of V1 app?
     
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    There isn't K band segmentation, but you can set the K Band "in Box Range". Anything outside that range is immediately muted.
     
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    Thank you. Any plans on adding K band Custom Sweeps or is that not an option to do?
     
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    Not an option. But since K band is so narrow compared to Ka band, box muting is pretty much the same thing.

    I have outside 24.050-24.200 muted, and combined with the K muting logic built in to the V1 it keeps things dead quiet.