Uniden R7 is a top tier RD. The ALP can't be beat overall. But remember they do not spot Police cars so you are still open to Lidar and Ka Band Instant On in any one on one encounter where there is no traffic on front of you. Using any other available counter measures? Think about adding Waze to your counter measures.
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