R3 failed on me :-(

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Hi guys,

Wanted to share that I got hit last night by KA in Florida as I was leaving the airport…the R3 did not even go off, not sure if I want to buy the R7 anymore. Setting on the R3 for the KA band segmentation were the ones that Vortex recommended...2,5,8...

Here is the picture of the ticket-

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Holy hell, 59 in a PSL 30??? Did he hit you with a reckless?

The ticket seems to say he was using radar (next to "speed measurement device"). Maybe it was a Stalker that drifted into segment 6? What do you normally see in that area?
 
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Holy hell, 59 in a PSL 30??? Did he hit you with a reckless?

The ticket seems to say he was using radar (next to "speed measurement device"). Maybe it was a Stalker that drifted into segment 6? What do you normally see in that area?
That was my first thought as well. I’m not in Fla, but with the possibility of Stalker around I always run 2,5,6,8 just in case.
 

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Holy hell, 59 in a PSL 30??? Did he hit you with a reckless?


The ticket seems to say he was using radar (next to "speed measurement device"). Maybe it was a Stalker that drifted into segment 6? What do you normally see in that area?
Miami .. here 30 over is totally normal, I am willing to say that he may had been going faster and the cop cut him a break by dropping it to 59 so he did not get mandatory court .

I do think that the gun drifted to 6 , specially it was a hand held one.
 

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Heck I run Ka Wide open and seldom get falses. Maybe one out of 30-50 alerts is a known bogus.

Unless you have a lot of Ka falses or potentially false sources, might not even need to segment.
 

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What were your K band settings?
 

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Miami here... I always run 2,5,6,8 and if paranoid I add in 4 as well.. pretty sure you got hit with a gun that drifted into 6. The R3 is the top detector along with the R7 I wouldn’t put it down just yet. Vortex also said segment 6 was needed as well!
 

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the ticket is 294 dollars, ouch.

You got cited for speeding (316.189) on a residential street (2 A)

So you are not getting a break for the officer writing the wrong statue.

was it a hand held gun? mounted? moving??

Also Miami dade uses K band as well as 34.7 KA band , how did you know what kind of Radar he was using ?
 

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Thank you all for the prompt responses-

This was leaving the airport parking lot about to get on the expressway after a long day of flying all day it was almost 2am, his device was mounted, I have K off and will check tomorrow if 6 is on, but I doubt it.

Manuel
 

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I do r even touch the segmentation on the KA band for this particular reason. I dial back on K to 30 and turn X off.

Here in Ohio I know x is still technically used but it’s not worth all the annoying falsing while driving by stores all day long.


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Here in Ohio I know x is still technically used but it’s not worth all the annoying falsing while driving by stores all day long.
The OP may have turned K band off for that same reason and that didn’t turn out too well if the LEO was in fact using K band. Just throwing that out there
 

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What cities in south Florida still utilize K band? I haven’t seen any major city utilizing it. I thought Miami-Dade wouldn’t be using an out of date gun like that.
 

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Hi guys,

Wanted to share that I got hit last night by KA in Florida as I was leaving the airport…the R3 did not even go off, not sure if I want to buy the R7 anymore. Setting on the R3 for the KA band segmentation were the ones that Vortex recommended...2,5,8...

Here is the picture of the ticket-

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Manuel
How do you know it was ka band?

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