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    Default bands used in Texas

    Ive searched this board as much as possible and got some info. Just wondering if X band is used anywhere in Tx? I know K, Ka, and laser are in use. Ive only seen laser twice, once there was a wreck and all the crews were out doing what not...dont know what set it off and the 2nd time laser went off the cop was right ahead....they are usually there by the mall's access road. So is X band used, never had anything set it off except doors etc. Also what about POP?

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    Yes POP is being used by TX troopers. but i'm not sure about X, I would just keep it on if the falses were managable

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    Default Pop and X in Texas

    Laser is really big in Plano, Richardson, Garland, Grapevine, Bedford, and recently in Denton. It wouldn't suprise me that Ft. Worth uses laser, but all I seem to see them using is KA. I only go around the outskirts on the North side of 820 to 35W though. (Joint Navy Base area) Pop is also being used in Grapevine, and since I've seen people being stopped as soon as the gun goes up ... Pop ... down and on come the lights, I know they aren't getting a lock. 121 / 114 is a nasty place to be some days. Bedford uses lasers on an overpass between exit signs and radios to the chase cars farther up 183. X band around DFW isn't being used that I've found in 18 years of driving with a detector. I've only had an x-band detection/ trap in a small town between Austin and Houston on 77. I turn off the X-band unless I'm going out of town. Good luck!

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    Default Re: Pop and X in Texas

    Quote Originally Posted by MattS
    Laser is really big in Plano, Richardson, Garland, Grapevine, Bedford, and recently in Denton. It wouldn't suprise me that Ft. Worth uses laser, but all I seem to see them using is KA. I only go around the outskirts on the North side of 820 to 35W though. (Joint Navy Base area) Pop is also being used in Grapevine, and since I've seen people being stopped as soon as the gun goes up ... Pop ... down and on come the lights, I know they aren't getting a lock. 121 / 114 is a nasty place to be some days. Bedford uses lasers on an overpass between exit signs and radios to the chase cars farther up 183. X band around DFW isn't being used that I've found in 18 years of driving with a detector. I've only had an x-band detection/ trap in a small town between Austin and Houston on 77. I turn off the X-band unless I'm going out of town. Good luck!
    That was some really good info, those are heavily traveled roads I use. Fort Worth is using laser, Its usually used by the camaro cops....friend got a laser ticket on West side 820. Those Grapevine cops like to sit under the overpass on 121 right in front of Bass Pro Shops.

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    I also heard that North Richland Hills PD is using laser as well. I work for that city and will find out this summer. I know they use KA radar, the stalker.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazyVOLVOrob
    Yes POP is being used by TX troopers. but i'm not sure about X, I would just keep it on if the falses were managable
    I've sold X band radar guns to precincts in Texas. They have them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JammerTests Webmaster
    Quote Originally Posted by crazyVOLVOrob
    Yes POP is being used by TX troopers. but i'm not sure about X, I would just keep it on if the falses were managable
    I've sold X band radar guns to precincts in Texas. They have them.

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    I read that in another thread. Whereabouts in Tx, are you able to tell me? If not, what parts of Tx?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CLTX11
    Quote Originally Posted by JammerTests Webmaster
    Quote Originally Posted by crazyVOLVOrob
    Yes POP is being used by TX troopers. but i'm not sure about X, I would just keep it on if the falses were managable
    I've sold X band radar guns to precincts in Texas. They have them.

    Chris
    I read that in another thread. Whereabouts in Tx, are you able to tell me? If not, what parts of Tx?
    I would tell you what area, but I can't remember. That was 3.5 years ago.

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    Back in the day I had alot of X band units going to Maryland as well. I don't mess around with radar anymore. Lidar all the way BABY! wooohoooo!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JammerTests Webmaster
    Back in the day I had alot of X band units going to Maryland as well. I don't mess around with radar anymore. Lidar all the way BABY! wooohoooo!
    They're still using those X guns. :wink:

 

 

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