Thursday, April 2, 2015

Program Notes -- Episode 10 -- April 2, 2015




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Cyber-Corner: Do-it-Yourself LED Awning Light Strip 

You've probably seen them -- maybe admired them. Long, colorful LED light strips that illuminate, change color, even form patterns. There's no need to spend over $100 to buy one. This do-it-yourself project slashes the cost, and eliminates the need for shore power to operate. Click here for more information and links to a "how-to" video and sources for parts.



Rookie RV: Leveling and Stabilizing Your RV

For personal comfort and to keep your RV refrigerator free from damage, it's critical to level your RV in camp. Listen to hear details on how you can safely and easily level your rig, and how to stabilize it once you've got it level.





RV Product Review: Thetford's Aqua-Foam Foaming RV Toilet Cleaner 

Clean your RV toilet bowl without scrubbing? Is it really possible? We took the claims to task -- in the toilet. Find out just how well this 'miracle' powder proves  up in the pot. Click here for "before and after" photos from our real world test. Here's where you can get your own to try it out.








This Week's Feature: Garnet, Montana: Pretty lively -- for a Ghost Town

Looking for an off-the-beaten track spot to add to your travel itinerary? A once-thriving community today is a historical tour spot. Visit this quaint, 19th century town in northern Montana. Not just a bunch of old foundations, the Bureau of Land Management keeps the town alive, but truly historical. Listen to an interview with the town's chief park ranger and plan your own visit. And if your inner-volunteer is looking for a new place to express itself, Garnet needs your help. For volunteer needs, click here, then enter Garnet Montana in the "City" and "State" boxes in the "Find a Volunteer Opportunity" section.

Music credits for this episode: "Down in the Boondocks" theme: shorthopper, "jack-n-jill-guitar-banjo", on freesound.org under license. "This Week's Feature" theme: Soni Ventorum Wind Quartet, performing: Danzi's Wind Quartet Opus 67 No. 3 in E-Flat Major on freemusicarchive.org. Jahzarr plays "Fastest Man on Earth" as lead in to segment on listener contributions, from freemusicarchive.org under license. 

Photo credits:  RV awing light strip: FPV Dee on youtube.com. Aqua Foam product shot: Thetford Corporation. Garnet Ghost Town: U.S. Bureau of Land Management on flickr.com Stabilizer jack and RV photo used in link to MP3 file, R & T De Maris. 


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