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RV Electricity – Television battery usage

Hi Mike, I’m having a perplexing situation here. Wifey and I are heavy-duty boondockers with our RV. Our trailer is a 2012. The TV that...

RV Electricity – Quick Tips #02 – Lightning Safety

Is it safe to stay in my RV during a lightning storm? I know an automobile or truck is a safe place to be  during...

RV Electricity – Electric space heater safety, Part 2

By Mike Sokol As promised, here's Part 2 on space heater safety. Last week we discussed the wattage and amperage draw requirements of various wattage...

How to add RV batteries

Hey Doc, I recently purchased a used Class A Newmar coach. Where do I find out what rating of battery needs to be...

RV Electricity – Electric space heater safety, Part 1

By Mike Sokol This is a special two-part article on a topic that's not only seasonal, it's very important to your safety, both in your...

RV Electricity – Discussion of surge protector survey results

By Mike Sokol Last week RVtravel.com ran a survey asking which brand of surge protector you used, or if you used any surge protector at...

Winter boondocking – time to prepare “electrically”

By Bob Difley We're well on the way to winter. Depending on how weird the warming planet skews the weather, you may be spending more...

Do you use an EMS/Smart surge protector on your RV?

Many RVers use a basic surge protector when they hook up their RV to shore power. The more advanced surge protectors are sometimes called...

Power pedestal testing (including at COE campgrounds), Part 3

By Mike Sokol Here's Part 3 of my article about testing pedestals, which includes U.S Army Corps of Engineers (COE) campgrounds that won't allow...

RV Electricity Newsletter by Mike Sokol – What’s new, you?

Dear Mike, What's this I hear you'll soon be starting your own RV Electricity Newsletter on RVtravel.com? What kind of topics will you be...