Radar Beautiful 3 Mile 35.5 Detection (Uniden DFR7)

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Got this beautiful ~3 mile detection against rolling 35.5 on US-167 south of Little Rock.

So much for my “mostly 34.7” comment @NorEaster18 ;)

 
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Got this beautiful ~3 mile detection against rolling 35.5 on US-167 south of Little Rock.

So much for my “mostly 34.7” comment @NorEaster18 ;)

The DFR7 really does seem to sit at that value point of performance and reasonable cost IMO! Now if I can just find that most recent Db update!!
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Update:DFR7 now running the July 2019 DB
Thanks @Brainstorm69!!
 
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Got this beautiful ~3 mile detection against rolling 35.5 on US-167 south of Little Rock.

So much for my “mostly 34.7” comment @NorEaster18 ;)

I consistently get terrific detection on 35.5 and 34.7, good on K, but don't ask me about 33.8. My 950/DFR7 scares me to death when I see the rare 33.8 appear.
 

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There ya go, the DFR7 is showing it's legs nicely there.
 

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I consistently get terrific detection on 35.5 and 34.7, good on K, but don't ask me about 33.8. My 950/DFR7 scares me to death when I see the rare 33.8 appear.
I actually had a 33.8 detection in Louisiana. I had about 15 seconds of warning on a curvy, hilly state highway.
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There ya go, the DFR7 is showing it's legs nicely there.
Yes, finally I’m impressed :)
This time around I’m in the family suburban and not my Civic, so the detector is mounted about 3 feet higher. Probably helped a lot
 

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Ya know, you inspired me to run my DFR6 again just for grins!

Excellent detection! The straight shot definitely helped, but 35.5 is still no joke and this is a monster. These DFR's can do some pretty magical things considering what you pay to play with them
 

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I actually had a 33.8 detection in Louisiana. I had about 15 seconds of warning on a curvy, hilly state highway.
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Yes, finally I’m impressed :)
This time around I’m in the family suburban and not my Civic, so the detector is mounted about 3 feet higher. Probably helped a lot
That's a really good 33.8 alert for it. What part of Louisiana? I have several trips to New Orleans planned, and one in the north part of the state (I-20 to Monroe).
 

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That's a really good 33.8 alert for it. What part of Louisiana? I have several trips to New Orleans planned, and one in the north part of the state (I-20 to Monroe).
LA-143 just north of West Monroe actually! I have family there, so I drive down there a lot.
I-530 > US-167 > AR-7/LA-558 > LA-2 > LA-143 into WM is my usual route.
 

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LA-143 just north of West Monroe actually! I have family there, so I drive down there a lot.
I-530 > US-167 > AR-7/LA-558 > LA-2 > LA-143 into WM is my usual route.
Cool, thanks. My brother is in West Monroe. I was in Monroe in my high school and college years (way more years ago than I will admit!)
 

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Nice detection. It's so satisfying to get those ramp ups and long detections, thinking "where the heck is this guy?"
 

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Is that normal DFR ramp up and max volume? Seems like it never really peaked.
 

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Is that normal DFR ramp up and max volume? Seems like it never really peaked.
This was actually a better ramp up then I’ve experienced before. The volume was only on 1 or 2 (out of 6) because I had other people in my car.

Here’s some other encounters with it:
DFR7 Ka - Streamable
 

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This was actually a better ramp up then I’ve experienced before. The volume was only on 1 or 2 (out of 6) because I had other people in my car.

Here’s some other encounters with it:
DFR7 Ka - Streamable
Yeah the DFR6 and DFR7 have a weird ramp up. I have been using mine again for the past few days and it really is all over the place. I've even noticed that a 4 signal strength can have a faster alert tone rate than 5 at times.

Does anyone know if the ramp up is smoother in the DFR8 and DFR9?
 

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This was actually a better ramp up then I’ve experienced before. The volume was only on 1 or 2 (out of 6) because I had other people in my car.

Here’s some other encounters with it:
DFR7 Ka - Streamable
It picked up the reflection off of that overpass as you went underneath!
 

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Yeah the DFR6 and DFR7 have a weird ramp up. I have been using mine again for the past few days and it really is all over the place. I've even noticed that a 4 signal strength can have a faster alert tone rate than 5 at times.

Does anyone know if the ramp up is smoother in the DFR8 and DFR9?
I must say that the ramp ups Are very different on My DFR7 vs The Bel V995 I used to run!!
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I love my DFR7. been running it for a couple years and over 30 thousand miles, it has always done a great job for me.
 

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