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    Default False signals

    I have seen people talking about falsing etc, but in my opinion there is no such thing as falsing. Your RD is responding to a frequency used by police radar - exactly as it was designed to do - that's why you bought it. Your RD can't distinguish between police radar and an automatic door opener at the mall. I feel it is counter productive to get a RD and immediately start reprogramming various options to operate at less then optimum. Sure if you turn off features you won't be getting those alerts by the mall nor will you be getting alerts from police radar either. But at least your RD will be the quietest on the market. lol - drive carefully and have fun motoring.

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    Good Point........

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    Excellent post!!!

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    Well my stance on the falsing issue is that technology is advanced. There are ways to minimize the falsing with not a lack of detection range. A good example of this is the RX and X50 autoscan. It is possible to have a sensitive detector that wont alert to everything in a city.

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    But doesn't the autoscan mode miss an important part of the Ka band?

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    Quote Originally Posted by brick
    But doesn't the autoscan mode miss an important part of the Ka band?
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    Gotcha. Thanks for the clarification.

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    well Cactusman's theroy is correct!

    Today i was driving through town today and i got what i thought was a POP false but imediately switched to KA seconds later a cop crosses the intersection about half mile ahead of me

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    again... POP can only be used in the stationary position as of 3/26/05.

    definately a FALSE POP detection if the cop is driving.

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    Thanks for the feedback. If I lived in a city I would be probably using the (l) or (L) mode to reduce the sensitivity on X band but I would never disable it entirely. Nor would I ever disable the rear antenna on my V1. I would like to think I am an alert driver and I certainly want to be an informed driver. Being rural here I can use the (A) mode and know that I will come upon an occasional X band alert. I guess its the alerts my RD provides me that makes me stay well........ alert. Drive safely and happy motoring.

 

 

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