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I just finished a round trip Houston to Aspen:
Houston => Midland via Austin/San Angelo => Trinidad, Colorado => Denver => Aspen, then => Clayton, New Mexico => Midland => Houston via Ozona/ San Antonio. Other CMs: Waze, CB.

My V1 + YaV1 did a great job. Minimum falsing. There are some Ka band speed monitors on US50 in Colorado that are around curves and very hard to detect. I knew where they were so I used them as a test, carefully watching where my warning was. It was very close, bare minimum warning, but if I was on my toes, it would have been enough.

Then, on US87 between Raton & Clayton, I was on a straight away highway, flat with mountains on either side, which was a perfect condition for long range detection. Well, long range is what I got. I did not check my odometer, but I got Ka 34.7 from miles away. Longest warning I have ever gotten from any detector.

My CB was mostly quiet outside Texas. I had dead zones for Waze, but where I had service it did well. My V1 caught everything in front (and behind!) it.

I am still 100% satisfied with my V1, and very curious as to what is going to happen at Valentine, I guess we should hear soon.
 

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It's been a long time since I ran YaV1; do you have logs of that long encounter? It would be interesting to see what it shows. :)
 

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Make the leap. JBV1 will give you those daze alerts as an integral part of the system. And, from what I've read here, quicker.
It'll also show you the alert distance in real time.
 

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I have not yet switched to JBV1 from YaV1. For one thing, my setup, as is, works. Second, I am not that technically talented...I am 61, I grew up using a slide rule in school. I used Vortex videos to set up my V1 with YaV1. Unless I somehow missed it/them, Vortex as not done a "how-to" set up JBV1. I'm here on RDF all the time, I do know JBV1 is a great app.
 

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I have not yet switched to JBV1 from YaV1. For one thing, my setup, as is, works. Second, I am not that technically talented...I am 61, I grew up using a slide rule in school. I used Vortex videos to set up my V1 with YaV1. Unless I somehow missed it/them, Vortex as not done a "how-to" set up JBV1. I'm here on RDF all the time, I do know JBV1 is a great app.
Completely understandable. I'm technically challenged too and a bit older than you, but made the transition easily. For example, JBV1 reads your sweeps and adopts them.
Plus there's a ton of help right here.
I tried JBV1 on one road trip and haven't used YaV1 since. That's not to say YaV1 is not good, but JB has made his app brilliantly versatile. It even has a camera database facility.
 

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I have not yet switched to JBV1 from YaV1. For one thing, my setup, as is, works. Second, I am not that technically talented...I am 61, I grew up using a slide rule in school. I used Vortex videos to set up my V1 with YaV1. Unless I somehow missed it/them, Vortex as not done a "how-to" set up JBV1. I'm here on RDF all the time, I do know JBV1 is a great app.
I’m not a V1 user anymore. I used to be really tech savvy but over the last 7 years. I switched job titles so I didn’t need to be so savvy. My iPhone I have no idea how deep it is but one day I decided just to go thru a few settings to play around and I was amazed at how deep the coding and design is

Don’t let age hold u back. Just play with a feature and see where it leads u. One tap at a time.
 
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I was in the same boat...I ran yav1 from the time it was created until about 3 months ago.. jbv1 is more stable.. But I understand... What ever works..
 

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I have not yet switched to JBV1 from YaV1.
I would suggest giving it a shot. I haven’t run it yet, but I’ve been following it, and YaV1 will still be there for you if you decide to go back. Out of the box it should require little or really no configuration from you. Your V1 is already configured how you want it, so you should be good (even if it wasn’t, the same concepts apply just like they would in YaV1).
 
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It took me trying it 3 or 4 times before I started using it consistently..you can check your settings you put on it with out being hooked to your v1..it helps you dial it in like you want.
 
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