OK I was having intermittent weird problems with my 8500 x50 rev 5. Sometimes it would freak out on Ka band, but I could always tell it was a false because of the tone...it wasn't the normal Ka sounding tone I get when it is a real LEO. It is hard to explain but it sounds almost jittery, or like morse code...almost like how an audio feed sounds on the internet when there is lag...like jittery and very strong. When this happened it seemed to happen, go off, then do the same thing again. Any ideas on that???
After doing some extensive reading here on POP and how rarely X band was used in the metro detroit area, I decided to turn off POP and use city NoX ...because I frequently drive down I-75 through OH, and then I can just switch to highway, and have X back on. I also had a hunch POP might be causing some of those weird issues. I definitely am getting alot less junk now and no Ka false' like I had before with the weird jittery problem yet.
I have my x50 hard wired into my vehicle...I also ran in V mode for a while just to verify and when driving around it was always between 13.8 and 14.2 V usually steady about 14V no crazy spikes so I don't think it has anything to do with wiring.