KING launches portable RV omnidirectional OTA Antenna

  By Bob Difley The new KING OmniGo™ first-of-its-kind portable omnidirectional OTA (over-the-air) antenna system has everything you need to watch FREE HDTV anywhere life takes you! Powerful and compact, the KING OmniGo HDTV omnidirectional antenna is designed for mobility. This omnidirectional antenna is uniquely suited for picking up signals from all directions, without having to move or adjust the... Read More

RV Mods: Power visors — inside shade easily at hand

By Jim Twamley Jim’s writings were a favorite among our readers for many years. Jim’s health finally forced him to “hang up the keys,” but we like to dip into the archives and pull out pertinent “oldies” to share. Here’s one of them: In my travels I often wandered around various-size swap meets/flea markets in favorite snowbird hangouts. You can... Read More

Beware of dangerous “Reflected Hot-Skin Condition”!

  Hello, Mike, I just happened across your YouTube video on camper hot-skin conditions and I had to relate my first experience with it. We were at a campground that had at least 8 campers plugged into a particular 30-amp electrical leg (if that is what it would be called). We had arrived earlier in the day and had no... Read More

How do you perceive your RV driving safety?

By Russ and Tiña De Maris How do you as an RVer perceive yourself as a driver? If you’re anything like respondents to a 2015 U.K. survey, you probably feel pretty confident, and fairly safe on the roadway. Still, that’s not the perception that “other guys” have of RVers, at least, not across the pond. RV insurance company Shield Total... Read More

Wire-free camera helps prevent collisions, provides safety

  By Bob Difley Hyndsight Vision Systems is taking a big step forward in the consumer vision industry with the introduction of their new portable, wire-free rearview vision system called Journey. This versatile system is ideal for RV drivers who require clear rear view visualization to help prevent collisions and provide safety monitoring. The system is comprised of a custom... Read More

RV and RV-related recalls for March 2017

    Here is our monthly summary of RV recalls for March 2017 and related equipment we feel are of interest to our readers. This information has been gleaned from the U.S. National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. This is NOT a complete list of all vehicles and related equipment recalled. UNITED STATES RECALLS RECREATION VEHICLES  Airstream Inc. (Airstream) is recalling... Read More

RV power converters: Fix or replace?

  By Chris Dougherty Chris Dougherty is a certified RV technician. Here is a letter he received from a reader while he was serving as RVtravel.com’s technical editor. Dear Chris, I have a problem with my converter/charger on my 2006 Winnebago Sightseer. The converter is a Parallax model 7345, which is causing excessive noise on the AM radio band. The... Read More