Speed-Detection Radar

Work zone safety is the number one issue facing road workers today. Vehicles traveling at high speeds endanger workers and increase liability. To limit risk, Wanco Speed-Detection Radar paired with any Wanco Message Sign can display motorists’ speed and warn them to slow down. Wanco Radar is an option for many of our products, and can be connected to other sensing and display devices.


  • Approach-only K-band radar
  • RS232 serial port for connection to message sign control console
  • Stationary mount
  • Measures speeds from 5 to 138 mph (8 to 222 km/h)
  • Distance range of 1000 ft. (305 m)
  • FCC tested and registered
  • CE compliant


Detection range

1000 ft. @ 5 to 85 mph (305 m @ 8 to 137 km/h)

Speed range

5 to 138 mph (8 to 222 km/h)


±1 mph from 5 to 100 mph
(±1.6 km/h from 8 to 161 km/h)


Microwave K-band, approach only


24.150 ± 0.05 GHz


Planar array

Beam width

12 degrees

Supply voltage

10 to 30V

Power consumption

150mA @ 12.6V


Fused and reverse polarity protected

Temperature range

–40 to 185°F (–40 to 85°C)

Measurement units

mph or km/h, factory-configured

Baud rate

1200 baud, 8 bits, no parity


RS232, DB-9 connector pinout

Housing material


Specifications subject to change without notice.

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