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Saturday, December 2, 2017 - La Posa West, LTVA, Quartzsite, AZ, Day 17, 0 Miles, 3,253.8 Towing Miles For the Trip

I had breakfast at the Bad Boy Cafe, scrambled eggs & sausage, hash browns & sourdough toast. Not at all bad, although their coffee is pretty tasteless.

After getting back to the trailer, I read forums & web pages while I finished the coffee, then tried to fix the reception of the FM radio. I bought a 15db amplifier, which actually made the weak stations disappear. I then tried a separate amplified antenna, which didn't improve things. I suspect I got a bad radio, but don't have a good way to prove it. All I know is the one with the same sensitivity specifications I had in the Escape 17 worked great, picking up the Parker NPR station, as did the RAV 4 radio. The Tacoma radio barely picks up the station, and this one with every combination of antenna attempts only gets dead air.

After putting the radio back together, I finished the cover for the ladder storage fence post. I spent the rest of the afternoon reading, sitting in the shade. A little after 5:00, the moon rose over the campground. It is at 99% full. It would be a nice photo over the mountains if there weren't power lines & RVs in the way!

The 5" Fence Post Door Moon Rise


Dinner was the last of the Tri-Tip roast in a sandwich.

Until Tomorrow -


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