Index to Articles
published in Discovery Express
Updated March 8, 2014
Subject Topic Issue Page #
COMPUTER AND INTERNET Asset protection Fall 2007 8

Automatic position reporting system Spring 2004 17

Backing up files Summer 2004 16

Backing up files Winter 2008 15

Bulletin board praise October 2010 3

Cloud computing April 2013 11

Computer security April 2010 20

CryptoLocker and other malware January 2014 4

DOAI website Summer 2006 7

DOAI website Winter 2007 5

DOAI website Fall 2008 14

eGroup praise April 2010 8

Email hijacking April 2012 16

Email information July 2010 8

Extending WiFi range October 2011 18

Filling out forms Summer 2007 16

Flash cookies April 2010 20

Get connected Spring 2009 14

Helpful Internet links Winter 2003-04 15

Helpful Internet links Winter 2008 15

Identity theft April 2010 20

Important email information Winter 2007 5

Internet Explorer 10 January 2013 11

Let's talk about phones, WiFi, keeping up to date October 2010 11

Let this website help your trip planning April 2013 20

Map overlays Summer 2007 11

Microsoft Streets & Trips 2010 January 2010 14

Online just got better Spring 2008 13

Passwords Summer 2008 17

Passwords and Evernote July 2013 4

Passwords stolen January 2013 11

Preventing computer attacks October 2011 19

Preventing infection January 2011 6

Rest in peace, Windows XP January 2014 4

RoadNotes.com Fall 2009 19

RV links Spring 2009 17

RV links Summer 2009 12

RV links Fall 2009 19

RV videocasts via Internet Fall 2006 10

Share your travels Summer 2009 20

Spambots and malware Spring 2007 11

Strong Passwords Summer 2009 21

Tablets -- is a tablet a viable alternative for you? July 2012 19

Tired Eyes Looking at the Computer Monitor Summer 2009 20

Update Your Email Addresses Winter 2006 8

Updates Summer 2006 7

VPN -- Virtual Private Network October 2013 16

Website History 101 Fall 2008 14

WiFi Winter 2003-04 7

WiFi Summer 2004 16

WiFi Fall 2006 14

Windows 7 January 2010 14

Windows 8 October 2012 3

Windows 8.1 -- a few important changes April 2014 7

Windows Vista Spring 2007 11

Windows Vista Update Summer 2008 17

Yahoo! Group and Bulletin Board Information Winter 2008 20

Yahoo! Group and Bulletin Board Information Fall 2008 6




ARTICLES FROM
NON-DOAI CONTRIBUTORS



GARY BUNZER (The RV Doctor) A safe LP system April 2011 18

Five ways to assist RV service facility July 2010 16

RV waste system plumbing odors October 2012 18

RVs, rubber roofing, and you April 2010 15

Simple steps to leveling your RV January 2011 21

Advice about maintaining RV exterior April 2014 21




MIKE SOKOL (No~Shock~Zone) Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part one October 2010 17

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part two January 2011 16

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part three April 2011 6

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part four July 2011 17

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part five October 2011 20

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part six January 2012 15

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part seven April 2012 13

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part eight July 2012 14

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part nine October 2012 16

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part ten January 2013 15




MARK POLK Air conditioner short cycling July 2013 19

Carbon monoxide poisoning in RV January 2010 18

Campground ratings July 2013 19

Extension cords April 2011 19

Generator facts and figures January 2011 15

Mark's quick tips April 2011 19

Necessary items: electrical adapters April 2011 19

On-the-road safety tips for RV ers Spring 2005 18

Polk's seven tips for extending life of RV awnings October 2012 14

RV tire failure 101 October 2011 8

Seven-step RV emergency weather plan July 2012 13

Top 7 motor home owner maintenance mishaps October 2010 20

Top 7 motor home trip-planning reminders April 2011 19

Understanding weights (electronic issue ONLY) April 2013 24

Wiper blade maintenance April 2011 19




BILL PINCHAK Better safe than sorry April 2010 18




AON RECREATION INSURANCE All you need to know to tow Fall 2008 18

Fighting small fires Fall 2006 18

Hidden hazard of the road Spring 2004 20

Hitting a deer can save your life -- know what to do October 2012 21

Increasing your safety while driving at night July 2010 20

Preparing for a medical emergency Summer 2007 18

Safe summer travelin' July 2010 19

Shring the road with truckers Summer 2007 14

Staying one step ahead of severe weather Summer 2005 15

Supplemental braking systems Fall 2004 18

Traveling with pets October 2012 11

Traveling with propane Spring 2006 18

Weathering the storms on the road Winter 2006 17

Windshield damage: has it hit you? Fall 2004 22

Woman's perspective from the driver's seat Summer 2005 18




CHRIS BRYANT Troubleshooting roof top RV air conditioners (electronic edition only) July 2013 23




DR. DOMETIC SAYS Maintaining your RV refrigerator July 2010 22




RON JONES Ever think about full-timing? October 2010 19

One man's view of full-timing January 2011 18

Silicone cookware -- an RVers dream product October 2012 13




JIM MORGAN Repairs to double-paned windows October 2010 15




ROGER MARBLE Be careful when you do research or before you buy October 2012 20

Be prepared July 2013 17

Do you need to balance your RV tires? April 2012 16

How RV tires are developed and why some are a compromise October 2011 5

Can't use CAT scales April 2014 15




CARY LOCKWOOD When it's time to re-tire October 2011 6




GOOD SAM CLUB Protect yourself against unexpected blowouts October 2011 16




TIRERACK.COM Determining the age of a tire October 2011 7




CAMPING ROADTRIP LLC An e-reader is a camper's friend July 2011 16

C'mon, baby, light my (eco-friendly) fire July 2012 21

How to create a survival ditch bag July 2012 14

Offsetting your carbon footprint October 2012 20

Simple exercises to loosen up your body during a long drive April 2012 18

Solar RVing October 2012 15

Wildlife photography tips April 2014 20




CHUCK WOODBURY "Road trip" to Mars July 2013 18




TOM AND RAY MAGLIOZZI Warming up the RV engine April 2014 15




DOAI YAHOO! GROUP AND BULLETIN BOARD CONVERSATIONS Braking: Supplemental Exhaust Fall 2006 15

Changing tires Spring 2006 14

DOAI member assistance October 2010 14

DOAI Shade Tree Repair Shop January 2014 12

DuPont Corian care Fall 2009 20

Fuel confusion at the pump October 2013 18

Fuel Leak Summer 2008 20

Heavy load Winter 2006 15

Helpful product recommendations by members April 2013 21

Jack seals: Replacing Summer 2006 10

Oil changes January 2012 8

Paint colors Summer 2009 22

Propane Spring 2004 11

Reverse osmosis Spring 2008 15

Rooftop air conditioners with moldy smell July 2012 6

Shower floor repair, part one Winter 2007 16

Shower floor repair, part two Spring 2007 12

Surge protectors January 2010 22

Tow protection Summer 2008 19

Understanding aerodynamics for RVers Spring 2009 11

Water flow at kitchen faucet Summer 2009 22

Water tank freezing Winter 2005 14




FLEETWOOD TECHNICAL
INFORMATIONFLEETWOOD TECHNICAL
INFORMATION
Batteries Summer 2008 18

Battery maintenance Summer 2006 8

Care and cleaning: Exterior Fall 2007 17

Care and cleaning: Interior Winter 2008 16

Chassis air system Spring 2006 17

Diesel battery control center Summer 2005 15

Discovery Warranties Winter 2006 13

Electricity - A Shocking Article Spring 2009 12

Fleetwood Discovery Brochures October 2011 4

Fresh Water System Summer 2009 13

General Maintenance (mis-titled Sealant Maintenance)General Maintenance (mis-titled Sealant Maintenance) Fall 2005 16

Humidity and Condensation Winter 2009 18

Open Letter to DOAI Members from Fleetwood Winter 2009 5

Pre-Trip Checklist Summer 2007 12

Reactivating RV from Storage Spring 2008 14

Refrigerator Maintenance Spring 2007 16

Sealant Maintenance Summer 2005 11

Sealant Inspection January 2011 5

Sealant Inspection Follow-up April 2011 21








HINTS AND TIPS Air suspension switch utilization October 2012 15

Are you a workamper? October 2012 8

Bedroom Sink Cabinet Spring 2005 16

Bits and pieces January 2012 17

Bits and pieces April 2012 12

Cleaning Summer 2006 19

Co-Pilots' Hints from 2008 and 2009 national rallies January 2010 19

Coffee Filter Uses April 2010 17

Cruise Control Spring 2005 16

Displaying Old Glory Summer 2005 19

Do You Know the Law? April 2010 19

Dry camping tips July 2010 15

Dryer Sheets Fall 2007 19

Ever think about full-timing? October 2010 19

Extending your stay: battery conservation tips July 2012 12

Free Information (411) Fall 2007 19

Flying J/Pilot discount procedures January 2012 18

Fuel Fall 2006 13

Generator facts and figures January 2011 15

Getting a discount with a fuel card July 2010 7

Holding Tanks Fall 2006 17

Let this website help your trip planning April 2013 20

Leveling your RV -- six simple steps January 2011 21

Mark's quick tips April 2011 19

Microwaves Fall 2006 19

Miscellaneous Tips Fall 2004 12

Navigation Winter 2003-04 18

News You Can Use Fall 2009 19

News You Can Use October 2010 13

Number, Please! (Free 411 and 511) Summer 2009 17

Offsetting your RV carbon footprint October 2012 20

Overnight Parking Etiquette Summer 2007 16

Repair Parts for Older Discoverys Spring 2008 18

Refrigerator warning to all RVers April 2012 24

Roof Noise Reduction Spring 2005 16

RV refrigerator tips redux July 2013 15

Satellite Dish Installation Winter 2003-04 20

Selling Your Discovery Spring 2007 19

Selling your Discovery July 2013 16

Slide Marking Floor Fix Spring 2004 15

Solar RVing October 2012 15

Stars and Stripes Forever Spring 2009 16

Take Your Health Records with You Fall 2009 19

Tires Winter 2003-04 14

Tires Fall 2005 23

Tires Summer 2005 11

Toni's RV Tips July 2010 2

Top 7 motor home trip-planning reminders April 2011 19

Verizon Cell Phone Discount Fall 2009 19

Vermin, How to Keep Out Winter 2003-04 12

Water Myths Summer 2005 14

What do we do with our stuff? January 2011 18




MAINTENANCE An expensive lesson (HEUI failure) October 2013 21

Awning Maintenance Summer 2007 17

Bay Door Latch Repair April 2010 22

Be Wise - Winterize! Fall 2009 21

Caterpillar "Understanding Coach/RV Performance" Summer 2006 10

Chassis care for the road ahead Octobbr 2013 18

Chattering windshield wipers July 2010 7

Cool Comfort: Tips and Tricks Spring 2008 17

Day/Night Shade Repair Fall 2009 9

Dryer Safety July 2010 11

Exercising diesel generators October 2010 7

Five ways to assist RV facility July 2010 16

Generator: Spring Tune-Up Spring 2006 18

HEUI failure October 2013 21

House Batteries Winter 2005 19

How to Maintain Finish on Your Fleetwood RV Spring 2009 11

Inverter Winter 2003-04 14

Jacks Not Retracting Fall 2004 11

LED Handle Repair and Prevention April 2010 22

Loose Screws Summer 2005 16

Oil changes January 2012 8

Only warm water inside coach July 2010 7

Parts that might fail January 2012 7

Refrigerator Maintenance July 2010 22

Refrigerators Fall 2004 19

Repair Day/Night Shades Fall 2009 9

Repair of double-paned windows October 2010 15

Rooftop air conditioner water leaks July 2012 11

RV maintenance tips from Freightliner Spring 2004 15

RV maintenance tips from Freightliner July 2013 20

RV refrigerator tips July 2011 8

RVs, Rubber Roofing, and You (The RV Doctor) April 2010 15

Sealant inspection January 2011 5

Sealant inspection follow-up April 2011 21

Shade Tree Repair Shop January 2014 12

Top 7 motor home maintenance mishaps October 2010 20

Troubleshooting rooftop RV air conditioners (electronic edition ONLY) July 2013 23

Unbonded Front Body Mounts Repair Summer 2004 19

Why does that one circuit breaker trip all the time! July 2013 13

Winterizing Winter 2003-04 13

Winterizing Fall 2006 13

Winterizing Fall 2009 21




MODIFICATIONS Additional Electrical Outlets Winter 2008 20

Additional Lighting Winter 2008 20

An Interesting Shower Spring 2009 13

Bedroom Ceiling Fan Fall 2009 8

Bedroom Drawers Spring 2004 19

Carpet/Flooring Replacement Winter 2008 19

Carpet/Flooring Replacement Fall 2007 17

Case of the cat that locked the door April 2014 12

Coffee Pot Holder Becomes a Cabinet Fall 2005 15

Couch Table Spring 2004 19

Dining Fold-Down Shelf Spring 2004 20

Dining Table Replacement Winter 2008 20

Dining Table/Computer Cabinet Fall 2005 15

Fence for Dash Summer 2005 15

Fold-down desk January 2013 20

Freezer Boxes Summer 2005 15

Front Entry Storage Cabinet Winter 2008 19

Front LCD TV Conversion Spring 2006 15

Great refrigerator switch, The July 2013 14

Headlight Exchange July 2012 8

Headlight On Warning Buzzer Winter 2006 19

Kitchen Drawers/Pantry Spring 2004 19

Matching cabinet color January 2012 19

No more fog/no more frayed strings April 2014 16

Propane Tank Joined Summer 2004 20

Shelf Behind Sofa Spring 2004 19

Skylight cover January 2013 20

Tabletop Coffeemaker Summer 2004 20

Toilet Shut-Off Valve Summer 2005 14

Tow Pin Lock/Safety Cable Storage Summer 2004 20

Under-Sink Drawer Summer 2005 14

Under-Sofa Drawer Fall 2006 11

Under-Table Drawer Summer 2004 20

Water Closet Storage Winter 2008 19

Water Closet Storage Summer 2004 29

Wireless doorbell January 2012 19




PRODUCT NEWS AND REVIEWS Campground Memberships Spring 2004 17

Cell Phones Spring 2004 11

Chassis class worth taking January 2012 20

CoPilot GPS Spring 2004 12

Internet Explorer 10 January 2013 11

Microsoft Streets & Trips with GPS Summer 2008 16

Microsoft Streets & Trips 2010 January 2010 14

My Med Stick Fall 2009 19

Supplemental Braking Systems Fall 2004 18

The Macerator Spring 2006 20

Understanding Aerodynamics for RVers Spring 2009 11

Windows 7 January 2010 14




RECIPES Angel food cake October 2012 11

Bacon/Cheese Spread Fall 2004 22

Bacon/Egg/Potato Casserole Winter 2003-04 7

Better Than Potato Salad Winter 2005 9

Blueberry Crunch Cake (electronic edition ONLY)Blueberry Crunch Cake (electronic edition ONLY)Blueberry Crunch Cake (electronic edition ONLY) July 2013 24

Broccoli, rice and cheese July 2011 20

Cheese and Bacon Frittata Spring 2004 10

Cinnamon/Sugar Crisps Spring 2008 13

Corn Casserole April 2013 13

Cottage Cheese Salad January 2014 11

Crock Pot Cake Fall 2006 6

Deviled Ham Spread Fall 2004 22

Dump Cake April 2013 13

French Toast Strata Summer 2005 10

Frozen Fruit Cups Spring 2004 10

Fudge in a Flash Fall 2006 6

Jam Cheese Spread Winter 2005 9

Low Sugar Fluffy Pie Fall 2006 6

Mountain Dew Apple Cobbler January 2010 14

Pecan Pie Muffins April 2012 16

Pineapple/Pecan/Cheese Spread Fall 2004 22

Quick Turtles Spring 2008 13

Rhubarb Crisp Summer 2008 20

Rhubarb Slush Summer 2008 20

RV Casserole Spring 2007 15

Sausage Cheese Balls April 2013 13

Shrimply Fried Rice Winter 2005 9

Southwestern Soup Fall 2006 6

Special Round Steak Winter 2005 9

Speedy Spud Soup Summer 2006 9

Strawberry or Raspberry Pretzel Salad Spring 2005 14

Stripper Steaks for Six October 2012 11

Taco Soup October 2010 7

Tex-Mex Casserole Winter 2003-04 7




SAFETY/SECURITY/HEALTH A cautionary tale January 2013 17

Aerosol Can Caution Spring 2007 20

Bad Roads = Bad Experience Spring 2009 17

Be prepared for a fire January 2012 17

Better safe than sorry April 2010 18

Carbon monoxide poisoning in RV January 2010 18

Driver Becomes Ill - What Do You Do? Summer 2004 17

Extended Service Contracts - Good or Bad? Spring 2009 18

Fighting Small Fires Fall 2006 18

Gas Can Safety Advisory Spring 2005 16

General Safety Tips Fall 2004 12

Getting There Safely Summer 2006 9

Getting There Safely Spring 2005 18

In-Your-Seat Exercises Spring 2004 20

Increasing Your Safety While Driving at Night July 2010 20

Load Capacity of RV Spring 2004 18

Leveling your RV -- six simple steps January 2011 21

Lock Your Toad Summer 2009 3

Medical Emergency Summer 2007 18

October is fire safety month (electronic issue ONLY)October is fire safety month (electronic issue ONLY)October is fire safety month (electronic issue ONLY) October 2012 24

Prevent Identity Theft Spring 2004 18

Road Trip Recommendations Summer 2009 18

Safe LP system, A April 2011 18

Safety and Security Winter 2003-04 16

Safe Summer Travelin' July 2010 19

Security systems for the Discovery January 2010 18

Serving picnic food: keep it cold -- keep it hot July 2010 19

Severe Weather Tips Summer 2005 15

Sharing the Road with Truckers Summer 2007 14

Simple exercises to loosen up your body during a long drive April 2012 18

Sitting Too Long Hazard Spring 2004 20

Slide Prevention and Recovery Spring 2008 16

Storms on the Road Winter 2006 17

Thetford issues new Norcold recall April 2013 4

Terrorist Attack Tips Winter 2005 21

Too Close a Call Spring 2009 16

Travel Security Checklist Winter 2006 14

Traveling with Propane Spring 2006 18

Understanding and preventing RV electric shocks, part one October 2010 17

Understanding and preventing RV electric shocks, part two January 2011 16

Understanding and preventing RV electric shocks, part three April 2011 6

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part four July 2011 17

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part five October 2011 20

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part six January 2012 15

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part seven April 2012 13

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part eight July 2012 14

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part nine October 2012 16

Understanding and preventing RV electrical damage, part ten January 2013 15

What You Need to Know to Tow Fall 2008 18

Windshield Damage Fall 2004 22

Women Driving Summer 2005 18




SPECIAL ARTICLES OF INTEREST Alaska Winter 2003-04 16

A "Little" light on the subject July 2013 21

All things DOAI Apil 2011 14

An e-reader is a camper's best friend July 2011 16

Another Man's Life Fall 2009 18

Camping guide to Moab, Utah October 2012 19

DOAI Advisory Group Spring 2005 10

Ever think about fulltiming? October 2010 19

Geocaching Summer 2009 18

Have you visited Freightliner in Gaffney, S.C.? January 2014 20

How to be a "cool" grandparent July 2012 8

How to be an RV park hero -- NOT October 2012 8

Mexico Fall 2004 13

News of the weird, the unexplanable, the strange July 2011 7

One Man's Life: A Chapter of Our Lives Has Closed, Part 1 Summer 2009 16

One Man's Life: A Chapter of Our Lives Has Closed, Part 2 Fall 2009 16

One Man's Life: Czar of Camp Lucky City Spring 2006 12

One Man's Life: Oh, Poo! Winter 2003-04 13

One Man's Life: What Goes Up Must Come Down Spring 2005 17

One Man's Life: SDFFW and SPFWS April 2014 14

Volunteering -- much more than a free website April 2013 12

What do we do with our stuff? January 2011 `18

What is Camp Discovery October 2013 22