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im thinking of getting a radar detector/jammer combination installed in my car (prbly the RX75 Plus or just the escort zr3) but i got a question first. i was just thinking hypothetically here, but what happens when an officer aims his radar gun at me and he gets a 'jam to gun' error message.... wouldnt that immediately inform him that im sporting a laser scrambler on my car, giving him reasonable suspicion to pull me over and find my illegal equipment (i live in cali so jammers are illegal). now that im on the subject, what sort of repercussions would i be facing if they found that stuff....? anybody have some experience with this, feel free to chime in.
 

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You can't really buy an active radar jammer even if any of the companies out there claim to do just that. The only true active radar jammers come as a parts list that you must assemble yourself. There are plenty of online articles describing the different (active/passive) so called jamming techniques used by companies. The short is; It is a violation of FCC law to transimit in the micro range by unapproved devices(jammers, etc...). To answer your question of what would happen if the law could prove you were jamming radar. You would most likely be brought up on federal charges way more severe than a simple speeding ticket. Most of the jammers I have read about actually allow you to be picked up on radar from a farther distance than if you didn't have the unit in the car. I would save my money to pay my tickets.
 

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If you jam him, then he's going to know and will come after you anyways. Cops have the ability to estimate speeds so they don't even necessarily need the radar gun to get a reading. He'll bust you for the jammer and give you big fine.
 

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y not have the jammer setup so when ur speeding and hit by radar it jams temporarily so u can get to the speed limit or get away? i wouldnt think that if there radar gun did not work on there first try then works on the second try they r gonna suspect anything. that is my plan anyways.

now u cant be going 50 in a 25 and expect to get off. also if they cant get ur speed on radar and u r speeding excessively they can get u for not obeying traffic signs.
 

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Your best bet is to just get a radar detector. They work very well and mine has yet to fail me. Just remember you get what you pay for with radar detectors. Then I don't know if they use laser or not in CA but if you want to go with even more protection look in to a laser diffuser. When the cop shoots the laser at you, your diffuser will tell you that you are getting hit so immediatley slow down to within the speed limit and then turn off the laser diffuser so the cop can get your speed and he will not think otherwise. He will just assume that he was missing you while trying to aim the gun at you.
 

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y not have the jammer setup so when ur speeding and hit by radar it jams temporarily so u can get to the speed limit or get away? i wouldnt think that if there radar gun did not work on there first try then works on the second try they r gonna suspect anything. that is my plan anyways.

now u cant be going 50 in a 25 and expect to get off. also if they cant get ur speed on radar and u r speeding excessively they can get u for not obeying traffic signs.
Go for it. You'll probably get busted, but you seem to have your mind set on getting a jammer, so just get one.
 

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y not have the jammer setup so when ur speeding and hit by radar it jams temporarily so u can get to the speed limit or get away? i wouldnt think that if there radar gun did not work on there first try then works on the second try they r gonna suspect anything. that is my plan anyways.

now u cant be going 50 in a 25 and expect to get off. also if they cant get ur speed on radar and u r speeding excessively they can get u for not obeying traffic signs.
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GL with that logic.

and please let me know when you are driving so I am no where near you.

and FYI...cops dont have to radar/laser you to get your speed. secondly, laser jammers dont jam radar. jamming radar is illegal no matter where you are in the US
 

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:yikes:

GL with that logic.

and please let me know when you are driving so I am no where near you.

and FYI...cops dont have to radar/laser you to get your speed. secondly, laser jammers dont jam radar. jamming radar is illegal no matter where you are in the US
Thank you Cole.
 

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:yikes:

GL with that logic.

and please let me know when you are driving so I am no where near you.

and FYI...cops dont have to radar/laser you to get your speed. secondly, laser jammers dont jam radar. jamming radar is illegal no matter where you are in the US
i drive mostly in LA so i recommend that you stay far away from here. better yet, since your roadgoing safety is of paramount concern, you should just stay far away from so cal because i have a tendency to leave the city on occasion. i never mentioned anything about jamming radar, the op just talks about jamming laser, but thanks for your valuable insight.
 

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Your best bet is to just get a radar detector. They work very well and mine has yet to fail me. Just remember you get what you pay for with radar detectors. Then I don't know if they use laser or not in CA but if you want to go with even more protection look in to a laser diffuser. When the cop shoots the laser at you, your diffuser will tell you that you are getting hit so immediatley slow down to within the speed limit and then turn off the laser diffuser so the cop can get your speed and he will not think otherwise. He will just assume that he was missing you while trying to aim the gun at you.
where do i find one of these diffusers? brand recommendations?
 

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:yikes:

GL with that logic.

and please let me know when you are driving so I am no where near you.

and FYI...cops dont have to radar/laser you to get your speed. secondly, laser jammers dont jam radar. jamming radar is illegal no matter where you are in the US
Thats why I said get a radar detector and a laser jammer. A radar detector works just fine for radar and laser detectors are only illegal in a couple states so far I think.
 

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beltronics sells a really good one.

http://www.beltronics.com/rx75plus.html

I think you may just be able to buy the radar diffuser components which will be cheaper.

But what are you doin the gumball 3000 or something. Why do you need so much protection.

no, i just speed a lot and i want the ultimate protection. its a peace-of-mind thing for me... i am more comfortable driving faster when i dont have to scan the roadways for cops, which in turn makes me a better driver. ive been looking at the belrx75 plus... is it a radar or laser diffuser? website says it is a laser jammer; ive been thinking that a laser jammer isnt the best idea because its too easy for a cop to bust me for it. the laser diffuser sounds like a great concept but i have not been able to find a company that makes one.
 

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beltronics sells a really good one.

http://www.beltronics.com/rx75plus.html

I think you may just be able to buy the radar diffuser components which will be cheaper.

But what are you doin the gumball 3000 or something. Why do you need so much protection.

What he said. In Canada (except Alberta) radar detectors are illegal and Laser jammer/difusers are REALLY illegal.:excited: That is why thr Radar detector Detector PROOF units are popular.
 
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