New detector!

SimpleKindOfMan

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Alright, purchased a new detector it will be here Tuesday-ish. I haven't had a Radar detector since the Redline originally came out. After some research I settled on the Uniden R7. I was reading the new V1 gen 2 is more for my rural area, but oh well. I was wondering if there is any Seattle, WA guys out there who run the Uniden and can guide me to the better set up? I'm in South King County, more hilly and forrest than Seattle north. I do lots of traveling to the mountains all over WA. Any guide or anyone knows where I can get more info for my location would be great. Excited to get this installed!

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Not a bad choice, you cant buy a v1g2 right now even if you wanted too anyway. They are shut down for the CV
 

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Not a bad choice, you cant buy a v1g2 right now even if you wanted too anyway. They are shut down for the CV
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Ah okay, I'm Uniden biased a bit also since I've had a Uniden CB radio for years. Haha
 

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Welcome! Visit vortexradar.com and look at the suggested settings. They will give you a start and as you read around here help you detail the settings for exactly what you need. Seems like most in your area run Ka only or at least K on a very low setting but start with the suggested settings and go from there.
 

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2nd on Vortex, plenty of videos to step you thru the config's to maximize your new RD!
 

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Welcome from Oregon!

If you travel in tough terrain--curves, forest, up and down, I would keep the K band on the high side, and be careful turning that down.

There is lots of laser in Wa, Waze is a good start on busy roads-I-5 etc, I would consider laser jammers--ALP or TMG.

WSP uses aircraft/VASCAR. Highway Radar and/or JBV1 have aircraft alerts, but are Android based--and they use crowd sourced data it cool manners--longer alert ranges, heat maps etc.

Enjoy!
 

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Welcome aboard!:parrot:
 

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