General Question About Installation of Remote RD Antennas

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Not really adding anything here, I am an extra class myself and when I last had whips on the truck I just let them hit the roof of the garage. I drove slow and it never hurt them. The one exception was the HF adjustable, that you had to take the whip off of.

Anyhow, the trade is hidden vs performance. The performance is good enough hidden that if that is most important you are still going to get good enough performance. I use a windshield model placed above the mirror.
 

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Radar detectors (at least for the moment), are a somewhat different animal than RF in general, because there are aesthetic considerations, and raising the antenna will also cause falses more frequently.
I noticed a significant *increase* in BSM falses when I moved my NetRadar DSP from a windshield mount to low in the front grille. It may have been coincidence as my typical drive also changed around that same time, and it was spring so I suppose new car sales started ramping up for the season, but it was a very noticeable increase.
 

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I noticed a significant *increase* in BSM falses when I moved my NetRadar DSP from a windshield mount to low in the front grille. It may have been coincidence as my typical drive also changed around that same time, and it was spring so I suppose new car sales started ramping up for the season, but it was a very noticeable increase.
That's not really surprising, considering most BSM antennas are pretty low on car bodies, usually in the bumpers. You moved your receive antenna closer to the emitters.
 

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