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Here is a cheat sheet for the language and abbreviations commonly used. If it does not look good here I will put it on a Web page to maintain it. Some are V1 (Valentine 1) specific a couple JBV1- but generally very useful.

Send or post any others you want to add and I will edit this post- maybe it will become the master list.

LEO Law Enforcement Officer
LPTSA Lockout Punch Through - Strength Analysis
BSM Blind Side Monitoring
RCC Radar Cruise Control
CAS Collision Avoidance System
TMF Traffic Monitoring Filter
PSL Posted Speed Limit
TMF Traffic Monitoring Filter
GPS Global Positioning System
CSA Crowd Source Alert
PAWS Proximate Aircraft Warning System (planes)
PCAS Portable Collision Avoidance System (planes)
TPAS Traffic Collision Avoidance System (planes)
SRO Same Road Only
OSM Open Street Maps
APO Auto Profile Override
GEO GEOcoding (reverse GEOcoding)

POP Very short RADAR burst (16ms or 67ms) designed to defeat RADAR detectors, has technical issues
IO I/O Instant On
CO Constant On
QT Quick Trigger

BT BlueTooth
LE Low Energy (Bluetooth Low Energy)
BLE Bluetooth Low Energy

RLC Red Light Camera
SC Speed Camera
VASCAR Visual Average Speed Computer And Recorder- related to painted timing marks on the pavement
CM Counter Measure
ECM Electronic Counter Measure (like LASER jammer- mostly legal. RADAR jammers are illegal)

X X-band RADAR - oldest traffic RADAR frequency
K K-band RADAR - newer than X
Ka Ka-band RADAR- newer band, "super wide"
Ku Ku-band RADAR - Europe
MRCD MutlaRadar CD Frequency shifting/sweep Photo Radar
MRCT MultaRadar CT Frequency shifting/sweep
FM Frequency Modulation
FMCW Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave
SS Signal Strength
OTB Out of The Box
ITB In The Box
LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging aka LASER
PPS Pulses Per Second (Laser/LIDAR)
GHz Gigahertz (RADAR - Frequency units of measure)
HUD Heads Up Display
LO Local Oscillator (crystal in a radar detector)
V1 Valentine 1

Alert Letters
L ocked out
J unk (Junk K)
snoo Z ed
U ser muted
K muted
B ox muted
R ear muted
S ide muted
T ime muted
 
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Thank you! Not sure how I did not find that one!
 

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Thank you! Not sure how I did not find that one!
No worries, many miss the new member welcome stickies do to there eagerness to get into the thick of the forum.

Feel free to add any missed in that thread.
 
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