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An update on Starlink Mobile Broadband for RVers

For those RVers awaiting the arrival of the Starlink Mobile Broadband service to their area or who are eager for expanded Starlink roaming, SpaceX,...

RV prospector: Advantages of the handy, compact, easy-to-use Grizzly Sluice III

Many years ago, when I started looking for ways to increase the amount of gravel I could process in a day, I found the...

So this is what it’s like to downsize, huh?

With some sadness and a slight relief, I watched my beautiful 40’ Foretravel diesel pusher motorcoach roll off over the horizon toward its new...

RV prospector: How to file a mining claim (plus a surprising boondocking benefit)

When your RV travel prospecting hits a pay streak, you may want to return to the site of your discovery and continue working it...

Starlink: And just like that – we’re roaming

Over the last two weeks, RVers and other mobile Starlink broadband users began to see the roaming indication on their Starlink app screen switch...

Federal lawsuit seeks reversal of U.S. Forest Service public access restrictions

Two groups of recreational interests and three individuals have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service and its regional administrator...

RV prospector: Spiral gold wheels automate the most tedious phase of panning

As we’ve discussed here in the weeks past, prospecting and panning for gold in stream beds, creekbanks, riverbanks, and ancient river gravels is an...

State laws, new legislation take aim at frivolous campground lawsuits

The Michigan State House of Representatives began considering legislation on March 1, 2022, to limit the liability of the state’s campground owners and operators...

Modern prospecting equipment: The Blue Bowl

For the RVer prospecting with a few simple hand tools and a gold pan, separating the last fine sands and gravels in the pan...

Modern prospecting equipment: My favorite tool

In an earlier prospecting article I described a few pieces of simple, lightweight equipment that an RVer can carry efficiently in any rig. Here,...

Long RV servicing waits may be reduced by cultivating relationships with local shops

Over the past two years, the RV industry's tectonic shifts have spawned stories of delays in RV service and repair, parts shortages, and overall...

Space weather fells 40 Starlink satellites

On February 3, a Falcon 9 rocket sent 49 Starlink satellites into low-earth orbit in what has become a typical launch routine. The launch...

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