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Old 08-26-2012, 12:00 AM
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Originally Posted by oneofew View Post
I use a Escort 9500 with laser diffusers, as I start up my car distronic, park distance control will trigger the K band, but after a few minutes, escort learns and the particular K band won't sound the alarm. As you mentioned CHP or LAPD here in So Cal use KA and Laser, KA band is for real. In real world, if the law enforcement is pointing the radar on someone else Escort will pick up and you have a chance to slow down, however on open highway law enforcement may sit with the radar off, as they get a visual on you they will turn it on, and you have no chance.
In my experience, for what it is worth, CHP on an open road like I-5 in the central valley (where you actually could drive super fast) both travel and sit in a speed trap with their Ka band radar on. There are so many speeders, they don't need to attempt to fool the people using radar detectors.
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