I want K narrow to top out @ 24.195..

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I don't know what's going on but K block is starting to feel like no block.

This past week, I feel like every bsm false, outside of Mazda is in the K block range... Ok there were a few around 24.160.. but the vast majority have been where K block should have been filtering them out.

Is there something in the gas that these cars are drinking? Because as it stands, since there's seems to be nothing being done about actual BSM filtering, I wish Uniden would just take the high end of K Narrow to 24.195... And that's on all the R series detectors...

One last thing... I have gotten a verifiable radar hit all week... All the Ka hits seem to be off a side street, and is short lived... and all the K has been BSM..
 

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I don't know what's going on but K block is starting to feel like no block.

This past week, I feel like every bsm false, outside of Mazda is in the K block range... Ok there were a few around 24.160.. but the vast majority have been where K block should have been filtering them out.

Is there something in the gas that these cars are drinking? Because as it stands, since there's seems to be nothing being done about actual BSM filtering, I wish Uniden would just take the high end of K Narrow to 24.195... And that's on all the R series detectors...

One last thing... I have gotten a verifiable radar hit all week... All the Ka hits seem to be off a side street, and is short lived... and all the K has been BSM..
Are you running MRCD on?
 

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I've said this for the last year at least. Even if they don't want to shrink narrow for fear of missing a legit threat, give us "K Narrow 2" or "K Super Narrow". It's an easy change that doesn't make the menu any longer and would make a lot of both enthusiasts and normal users happy. A lot of people would consider a 5mhz haircut on K an acceptable risk for the increased silence.
 

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I don't know what's going on but K block is starting to feel like no block.

This past week, I feel like every bsm false, outside of Mazda is in the K block range... Ok there were a few around 24.160.. but the vast majority have been where K block should have been filtering them out.


You seem to have TONS of issues with your R7, based on posts you've made over the last month or two. Sell it? I haven't had a PT in the K block range (MRCD off) in a heavy BSM/K band false environment. Just my experience. Sounds like you should move on to something else.
 
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A little off topic @crabu2 but someone might find this helpful.
I know that you are generally against apps, but it's moments like this where it might very well be worth the "perceived hassle" even if the phone stays in your pocket.

I have 3 basic muted K-band filters: (And there's some new BSM specific magic settings going on too, but I'm not going to elaborate on that)
24.120 to 24.130
24.160 to 24.175
24.194 to 24.212

At any time I want;
inside the house, in the car, waiting in line for a movie, etc. I can change any of those filters.
If I want to change 24.160 to 24.164 or 24.157 for example, it's just a few screen taps away from being changed to what I want. This basic feature exists in at least 3 of the 4 apps I can use and has existed for 5+ years.
Additionally, I have options for punch-through and direction that can be applied to those filters.

Contrast that to the process of requesting a change, hoping they agree, them implementing the change, firmware released, etc.
What if the requested change is not quite right? We click the screen a few times and change it again... A few minutes vs months.

I really would like to see all manufacturers allow app use. Issues like the topic of this thread could be a thing of the past.
 
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You seem to have TONS of issues with your R7, based on posts you've made over the last month or two. Sell it? I haven't had a PT in the K block range (MRCD off) in a heavy BSM/K band false environment. Just my experience. Sounds like you should move on to something else.

They need to just fix the thing... K block was launched as a notch filter.. Problem is, it's not working as we expected. And they're not telling us what it was actually designed to do... other than it's a notch filter.. where +/- 5 from 24.199.

If nothing is getting through with you're K block, good for you.. Maybe you have a cold unit to start with, so no PT. Mine, I know is really sensitive.. It eats my R3's lunch in range, which I like..
 

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I've only had my R7 for ten days, but running it with both MRCD and K block on, I am getting peppered regularly with BSM blips, especially from Hondas. I'm going to try it with MRCD off (I pretty much know where all the MRCD near me is located anyway) and see if that helps.
 

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I've only had my R7 for ten days, but running it with both MRCD and K block on, I am getting peppered regularly with BSM blips, especially from Hondas. I'm going to try it with MRCD off (I pretty much know where all the MRCD near me is located anyway) and see if that helps.

I don't now what brand/type or setup DE is using, but both my R3 and R7 pick up MRCD from as far as a 1/2 mile away in places.... It's crazy how strong the signals are around UD. The only thing I know is that it seems to show a lower freq than the ones here in MD. I usually get 24.119 in MD, but in DE, I pick them up around 24.083.

BTW, Turning off MRCD makes a really big difference, but you'll still get PT.
 

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I don't now what brand/type or setup DE is using, but both my R3 and R7 pick up MRCD from as far as a 1/2 mile away in places.... It's crazy how strong the signals are around UD. The only thing I know is that it seems to show a lower freq than the ones here in MD. I usually get 24.119 in MD, but in DE, I pick them up around 24.083.

BTW, Turning off MRCD makes a really big difference, but you'll still get PT.

Good info, thanks. I haven't committed the MRCD frequencies to memory yet, but the ones I've picked up were at the various camera lights in the Dover and Rehoboth Beach areas. The Maryland MCRD I picked up was the MontCo speed cameras, and I had very little warning with those.
 

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@crabu2 I agree and have asked for the same, assuming no overscan.

Agreed, that would be simplest/easiest/best, I imagine. The only downside is K Narrow isn’t really all that narrow, and it might overscan a bit. I have legit threats around me near 24.080. If they’d eliminate the overscan and go 24.050 to 24.195, I believe that would work for most. It may be easier for them to simply implement an extra no-overscan notch filter from 24.195 to 24.205, not sure.
 

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They need to just fix the thing... K block was launched as a notch filter.. Problem is, it's not working as we expected. And they're not telling us what it was actually designed to do... other than it's a notch filter.. where +/- 5 from 24.199.

If nothing is getting through with you're K block, good for you.. Maybe you have a cold unit to start with, so no PT. Mine, I know is really sensitive.. It eats my R3's lunch in range, which I like..

No, it's not working the way YOU expected. Plenty of users seem to have no or few problems.
 

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No, it's not working the way YOU expected. Plenty of users seem to have no or few problems.

How is it suppose to work? They won't say... only that it's a notch filter .. To me, and MANY, that means it filters out that section of frequency. There should be ZERO PT when turned on.. They said NOTHING about it just reducing sensitivity.. And with every other notch filter I've heard of in use, it blocks, not reduces.

So tell me, when is it suppose to allow a PT on the filtered area? If you can tell me, I'll be happy to abide by those guidelines, since it might make sense as to why stuff is punching through. If not, you should be pushing for a actual filter, until a true BSM filter can be implemented.
 

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More exact info from Uniden would be beneficial. :)
 
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It's supposed to be a true notch filter with no PTs.
 

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So ****ing tired of Honda Cuck-RVs pissing out K-band for a quarter to a half a mile after I pass them... on a detector that doesn't have a freaking rear antenna. Uniden, **** everything else you're doing in R3 firmware, this is more important.
 

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