I had some extra time on my hands and took an opportunity with the light traffic to play with my new MPH BEE III radar gun. I was surprised at the distance I was able to get readings at. If the traffic was relatively clear and light, I could visually confirm readings of passenger cars at 0.9 miles away. I had one more confirmed reading from a local public transit bus that was even further away still, but didn't have enough info to accurately report on the distance of it so I'll leave it out formally. I parked on an offshoot road of a larger neighborhood road and faced downhill (south) pointing towards the road named "800 North", to give you an idea of orientation. You'll see three overhead traffic light systems for points of visual reference. There is the first intersection traffic light, next a lighted protected school crosswalk, and then the final second intersection traffic light in the video you can see. I'll have to get a better camera and possibly some optics so that I can better see further off. I have definitely had my eyes open to the capabilities of velocity radar. Video is immediately below followed by the reference map. Here it is for your viewing pleasure.
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