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Start up beeping with lights

When the radar detector is turned on with the car first thing in the morning after being off all night the detector goes through its normal start up testing, but then every 3 seconds there is a single "beep" with the X,K,Ka lights lighting up for a single flash. this goes on for about 30 seconds then stops and then the radar seems to be functioning normally. Any ideas?

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Re: start up beeping with lights

Its sounds Like there is a Generating source near you,Do you generally leave at the same time every morning,Is there a Micro wave running in a apt near you did they put up a New lite.With Radar Enhanced Beaming to Stop Speeders,Could be alot of things,Look around be fore you Leave ttech

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