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Hello from upstate NY. Great web forum, finally registered.

Used to run with a Valentine 1 and its upgrades since 1998. A few years ago I got fed up with the V1's near-constant falsing due to BSM technology and researched this site in lurker mode to land on the Uniden R3. GREAT detector. Very happy with that choice, and with its recent 1.50 firmware update, love that it is a bit quieter.

Probably don't have a lot of detector knowledge to share but look forward to reading and learning.

P.S. Could someone point me in the direction of who here I should contact about the STATE-by-STATE listings of police agencies and what speed tech is in use? I spotted my local town completely missing from the list and wanted to have it included, if that is okay.
 

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welcome to the forum
 

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Welcome to the RDF! Are you thinking about getting Lidar Jammers?

Check out www.vortexradar.com for reviews.

As for State by State the Forum has this: RDF Geographical Survey - Temporary Viewing System

If you can't get to that webpage, see it, then one needs to be a higher level User, I can't remember if it is open to General Users.

Enjoy!
 

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Welcome to RDF! The R3 is an awesome detector. I greatly enjoyed using it before selling it and replacing it with the R7.
 

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First off welcome. I won't hold it against you that you live in NY. I was born and raised near Buffalo and couldn't wait to get out of there. MY brother who still lives near Buffalo also has a R1 and runs that. It's saved his bacon more times than he can remember. All it took was one ticket and he started asking questions from his big bro.

Welcome again, and god speed. lol
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Welcome to the forum!

I travel through lower Ulster county and upper Orange county daily. I see a mix of Ka and K band.

Troopers will always be using Ka band Stalker 34.7 units and lidar on interstates. Locals run anything from Ka 34.7 and 35.5 to K band, with some having the lower power Stalker Patrol K band units.

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Hey bud! Welcome to the site! What part are ya from?
I live outside of Syracuse, NY, in the town of Manlius, where our local PD spends the majority of time handing out speeding tickets (thankfully not a high crime area).

With two in college at the moment, I drive the NYS Thruway (I-90) between Buffalo and Albany often. Once a year I also travel down I-95 to South Carolina, so having proper protection on these roads is critical. I am also a strong advocate in using the Waze app to augment the R3.

To the former Buffalonian's point: Upstate NY definitely has its cons, with the largest being the snow and the number of cloudy days, but I have grown to appreciate the pros, which is the lack of REAL traffic! I don't know how people tolerate sitting in traffic for two hours each way.
 

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I live outside of Syracuse, NY, in the town of Manlius, where our local PD spends the majority of time handing out speeding tickets (thankfully not a high crime area).

With two in college at the moment, I drive the NYS Thruway (I-90) between Buffalo and Albany often. Once a year I also travel down I-95 to South Carolina, so having proper protection on these roads is critical. I am also a strong advocate in using the Waze app to augment the R3.

To the former Buffalonian's point: Upstate NY definitely has its cons, with the largest being the snow and the number of cloudy days, but I have grown to appreciate the pros, which is the lack of REAL traffic! I don't know how people tolerate sitting in traffic for two hours each way.
Travel between Albany/Saratoga on 87 at rush hours with the state workers and you can experience some traffic, 2 hours a day is not unusual.

Quite a few tickets are given out in Manlius and surrounding areas each year, they enforce that area quite a bit.
 

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I live outside of Syracuse, NY, in the town of Manlius, where our local PD spends the majority of time handing out speeding tickets (thankfully not a high crime area).

With two in college at the moment, I drive the NYS Thruway (I-90) between Buffalo and Albany often. Once a year I also travel down I-95 to South Carolina, so having proper protection on these roads is critical. I am also a strong advocate in using the Waze app to augment the R3.

To the former Buffalonian's point: Upstate NY definitely has its cons, with the largest being the snow and the number of cloudy days, but I have grown to appreciate the pros, which is the lack of REAL traffic! I don't know how people tolerate sitting in traffic for two hours each way.
If your traveling on I-90 between buffalo and Albany, your gonna have to look at getting laser jammers.

NYSP use LIDAR and more specifically Ultralyte which is a simple unit to jam, but if your not protected, you can easily become toast.
 

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If your traveling on I-90 between buffalo and Albany, your gonna have to look at getting laser jammers.

NYSP use LIDAR and more specifically Ultralyte which is a simple unit to jam, but if your not protected, you can easily become toast.
Interesting. I hadn't seen LIDAR on I-90 recently. It seemed to be the only speed enforcement the NYSP was using up through the 2000s, solely based on my observations.

If they are still that heavy then yes, I have been lucky. Waze fills in the gaps, here, but I will do some research on a jammer. Thanks for the heads-up.
 

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Hello from upstate NY. Great web forum, finally registered.

Used to run with a Valentine 1 and its upgrades since 1998. A few years ago I got fed up with the V1's near-constant falsing due to BSM technology and researched this site in lurker mode to land on the Uniden R3. GREAT detector. Very happy with that choice, and with its recent 1.50 firmware update, love that it is a bit quieter.

Probably don't have a lot of detector knowledge to share but look forward to reading and learning.

P.S. Could someone point me in the direction of who here I should contact about the STATE-by-STATE listings of police agencies and what speed tech is in use? I spotted my local town completely missing from the list and wanted to have it included, if that is okay.
Welcome Neighbor from NY.
We live just next door in Pike County, PA and I know You're going to really like This Forum!
Doc
 

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I live outside of Syracuse, NY, in the town of Manlius, where our local PD spends the majority of time handing out speeding tickets (thankfully not a high crime area).

With two in college at the moment, I drive the NYS Thruway (I-90) between Buffalo and Albany often. Once a year I also travel down I-95 to South Carolina, so having proper protection on these roads is critical. I am also a strong advocate in using the Waze app to augment the R3.

To the former Buffalonian's point: Upstate NY definitely has its cons, with the largest being the snow and the number of cloudy days, but I have grown to appreciate the pros, which is the lack of REAL traffic! I don't know how people tolerate sitting in traffic for two hours each way.
Welcome to RDF.
Couple months ago I got stealth paced(much Lighter BLUE "Ford Interceptor" no antenna & hidden disco lights) by NY Trooper near Syracuse on the Thomas E. Dewey. Court date coming up in Manlius soon. Buffalo area of I-90 has highest rate of Lidar tickets in NY State (4-5000 citations per year is typical). Always see Lidar enforcement between Buffalo & Boston,MA. on Interstate Hwy.
 

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