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      09-15-2012, 02:43 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by KeepRightPassLeft View Post
In PA only the state police can use radar. You can turn X band off in PA, as it isn't allowed to be used there. If you go into Ohio or NJ, X band is heavily used. The V1 is a better detector for PA because it is more sensitive on K band than any other radar detector. Pa state police have a very low powered K band radar gun that is very is very difficult to detect. They also run Ka band.
Thanks good info, I really gave the V1 consideration but the GPS feature that I read about everywhere gravitates me towards the 9500.
Ideally I would prefer the higher sensitivity but the drawbacks of false alarms kills it.