DFR7 GPS Lockout Near Legit K Threat? (1 Viewer)

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When I commute back and forth between school, one of my biggest potential threats Stationary K band from what I think is a Kustom Raptor. What is I believe less than a mile, maybe only half a mile from the typical spot where the cop sits is a terrible K false from a Sam's Club off the highway. I'm talking a full on K alert false. I really want to lock it out, but I worry that if the frequency matches the Raptor, I could be in trouble. Is it safe to lock out or should I just deal with it?? I'm not sure on lockout ranges with the DFR7
 

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You could lockout Sams and set a user mark in both directions to remind yourself to slow down or be careful / more alert. Squirrels right, need more information. REM - Each mfg has different philosophies on how to lockout frequencies.
An Escort would auto lockout after a few passed.
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What is the exact frequency of the Sam's club false?

What is the exact frequency of the cop you fear?
I haven't driven that way in a while, but If I remember correctly the Sam's and the cop are both between 24.12 and 24.15. I know for a fact that the cop has been 24.13 and 24.15.
 

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I have a strong automatic door K false that I've locked out when I was parked within 10 feet of the actual door. I drive by it every day and get an alert that switches to Mute Memory around 800ft from the source. That to me would indicate that the mute memory point extends out around 250 meters from the point that you mark it. I'm using an R3 but I imagine the logic would be similar for the DFR7. Since it is easy enough to delete a lockout point, I'd recommend you mark the door very close to the source, and then drive around to see exactly how far away the mute memory is active.
 

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I haven't driven that way in a while, but If I remember correctly the Sam's and the cop are both between 24.12 and 24.15. I know for a fact that the cop has been 24.13 and 24.15.
I believe the DFR7 was +/-. 035 if memory serves correct. so if the Sam's Club lockout was placed at 24.135, then it would effectively silence 24.000-24.170 for as long as it held on to the Sam's club signal and stayed in the lockout radius. I do not know the exact distance that radius is in feet, but I know it's not much, because I've had to do multiple lockouts to cover certain false signal as the initial one just didn't cover it on the Uniden detectors.


This is the nature of the beast with lockouts, which is why some won't use them. I think Uniden needs to close down the gap on the lockout spread, ESPECIALLY on their newer digital detectors. +/-. 010 should be more than enough, and can minimize these risks.

The other side of the coin is just good situational awareness: if you know a Bear has a known honeyhole, that's always a slow down spot for me, always.
 
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I believe the DFR7 was +/-. 035 if memory serves correct. so if the Sam's Club lockout was placed at 24.135, then it would effectively silence 24.000-24.170 for as long as it held on to the Sam's club signal and stayed in the lockout radius. I do not know the exact distance that radius is in feet, but I know it's not much, because I've had to do multiple lockouts to cover certain false signal as the initial one just didn't cover it on the Uniden detectors.


This is the nature of the beast with lockouts, which is why some won't use them. I think Uniden needs to close down the gap on the lockout spread, ESPECIALLY on their newer digital detectors. +/-. 010 should be more than enough, and can minimize these risks.

The other side of the coin is just good situational awareness: if you know a Bear has a known honeyhole, that's always a slow down spot for me, always.
You make good points, thanks. I think the best plan of action is to just deal with it in this case lol.
 

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The DFR9 and R3 are pretty much the same on how much frequency they lock out. +/- .035 from the lockout.
It’s harder to pinpoint on the DFR9 as it’s missing the last digit. Just like the DFR7.

The lockout frequency range video’s I did are in the testing section.

I haven’t tested the zone/range, but I can easily do it. I’ve done it with some others. I just have to get together with @Dukes and see if he’s not busy with his FMT tool and borrow it.
 

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