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Offline gPink

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Re: Radar Detectors
« Reply #45 on: April 28, 2016, 07:42:34 am »
I just wanted to share that I have been busted by a plane before. I was driving my moms VW cabrio on the interstate when I was pulled over and told that a plane timed me traveling between two marks on the road and found I was over the speed limit.  :o talk about targeted fundraising

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Re: Radar Detectors
« Reply #46 on: April 28, 2016, 07:44:52 pm »
I just wanted to share that I have been busted by a plane before. I was driving my moms VW cabrio on the interstate when I was pulled over and told that a plane timed me traveling between two marks on the road and found I was over the speed limit.  :o talk about targeted fundraising

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I was busted by a plane on US 33 going south out of COlumbus OHio. Followed 2 semis side by side for 15 miles  till one finally cleared. I sped up to 66 in a 55 to clear the lane and let the miles of traffic that had built up behind me clear and pass me as I slowed back to 58.. 4 miles down the road OHIO State Patrol strode out in the middle of the highway and signaled me to pull over. Said I was speeding. I said I was doing 57 ish. He said that I had been clocked several miles back by a plane at 66 mph. I told him I sped up for a couple of hundred yards to clear the lane. I asked him about the multitude of cars in that line that I had seen texting or on their phones. He said "the plane could not see them".....I laughed and told him the Indiana Troopers I know laugh at the OSP because they claim to have a law regarding the real danger which is  texting yet they continue to really ignore that in favor of the speeding ..... he did not appreciate my cajoling.
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Re: Radar Detectors
« Reply #47 on: April 29, 2016, 07:06:13 am »
I turned off alerts from X band on my Passport 9500ix as soon as I got it. No I'm thinking of turning off K band. Pretty much all I pay attention to anymore is Ka band. Has anyone seen LEO radar on K band recently?

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Re: Radar Detectors
« Reply #48 on: May 02, 2016, 07:25:32 am »
Occasionally but mostly out in small towns.  The problem with K is they are using it for everything these days, including road construction alerts and anti collision systems on cars. 

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Re: Radar Detectors
« Reply #49 on: May 02, 2016, 11:52:35 am »
Occasionally but mostly out in small towns.  The problem with K is they are using it for everything these days, including road construction alerts and anti collision systems on cars.

I was wondering about that. Have seen cases where the proximity to another car was triggering my detector and they were definitely not a LEO.

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Re: Radar Detectors
« Reply #50 on: May 02, 2016, 02:41:35 pm »
I was wondering about that. Have seen cases where the proximity to another car was triggering my detector and they were definitely not a LEO.

Yes, I've noticed this too.    Certain vehicles are worse than others.   New Audi sedans and SUVs are wicked. 
 

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Re: Radar Detectors
« Reply #51 on: May 06, 2016, 03:03:38 pm »
Coming back from Houston one time I followed behind an Audi for probably 2/3 the way and my radar was constantly going off. It never turned off.