Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Detection

  1. #1

    Default Detection

    Forum members:

    Here is the scenario, I was driving down a road with a curve, no one in front of me and my V1 alerts to KA. I do not see the LEO right away as he was coming from the opposite direction and was around a curve. I am sure he didn't see me either.

    My question, does my speed show up on the LEO's radar even though he cannot see me? Can my RD give me advance warning before my speed registers on the leo's radar?

  2. #2
    Radar Fanatic
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Bay City, Michigan


    Radar's can only get speed Line of Sight. It can't go through things like tree's and stuff. It could probably get through some light brush and filter it out and nail your car - but jim would have to answer you on that one.

    To answer your question, with a question:

    If we couldn't pickup a radar before it got our speed, why would we be willing to spend >$300, if something $60.00 has the same results? :twisted:

  3. #3
    Radar Fanatic
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Charlotte, NC


    No he couldn't get your speed unless he was directly ahead. Radar can pass through most things but will pretty much only reflect back off metal. Since you were around a curve your detector gave you advanced warning before the radar hit your car and bounced back to his radar gun. Point Blank, your Speed was not acquired by his gun.

    If your V1 alerted you before you saw him especially around a curve, it did it's job very well!



Similar Threads

  1. What a day of detection...
    By crisptito in forum Valentine One
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-09-2009, 08:11 PM
  2. Detection
    By hutch in forum Valentine One
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 03-12-2008, 12:38 AM
  3. 1/2 mile detection from the rear EDIT: 1.5 mile detection
    By Jammer84_03 in forum Valentine One
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 02-27-2008, 01:36 PM
  4. No detection
    By skycart in forum Escort
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 06-12-2007, 12:44 PM
  5. Ka Detection...
    By ES13Raven in forum Radar Detectors - General
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 01-04-2006, 11:34 AM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts