Valentine One Radar Detector Moment of the Month
September 2001: A False? No, Something More Insidious
After using a standard detector (read: any brand other than Valentine)
for several years and receiving substandard performance (read: tickets), I
researched the market and concluded the V1 was the only one which offered
the insurance I was looking for: comprehensive coverage.
Proof came on a recent interstate trip, accompanied by a good friend
not familiar with the legendary V1. As I mounted it on the windshield, I
explained its unrivaled capabilities.
Sure enough, shortly after sunset and under the cover of darkness, a K
bogey was identified at 12 o'clock by a couple of short braps. Then it
Was it a "false," my buddy wondered aloud? No, I knew better…something
even more insidious. As we continued, it told us once more what awaited. I
know the tell-tale signs of instant-on.
Finally, after a long silence, with nothing to go on but the prior two
brief K warnings, the sound went to full alert. There, as we had been
warned, was the hunter, looking for an unsuspecting (read:
Was this a V-1 moment? Certainly yes, but more importantly, it's the V1
Experience. Thanks, Mike.
Round Lake Beach, Illinois