FMC Magazine
FMC Magazine
Family Motor Coaching - RV Magazine for Motorhome Owners

How do I contact FMCmagazine.com?

For questions and comments related to online FMC magazine editorial content, please e-mail magazine@fmca.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For the full magazine staff contact list, click here. For Web site performance/functionality comments and problems (including Sign In, search, overall site performance), please e-mail the Webmaster: webmaster@fmca.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

When is the current issue of Family Motor Coaching available online?

The current issue is published online on the first day of each month. The previous month’s issue is then archived in the Back Issues section.

Can everyone read all articles online?

No. To access many articles, you must be an FMCA member or subscribe to Family Motor Coaching magazine.

How can I subscribe to Family Motor Coaching magazine?

FMCA members receive the magazine as a free member benefit, but anyone can subscribe, even if you do not own a motorhome. And once you subscribe, you will have full access to all content on FMCmagazine.com.

How can I best find what I'm looking for at FMCmagazine.com?

Here's an overview of the primary areas of the site. Also see the site map.

Home subscribe to the magazine, contact the magazine staff, request free product info
Current Issue this menu item reveals the articles (features and columns) for the current month's issue, as well as the Motorhome Reviews archive
Features read articles from the current issue, including motorhome reviews
Columns Tech Talk, Tech & Travel Tips, Readers’ Forum, Family & Friends, and all the other regular columns
Back Issues current year back to 2002, organized by year then month
Towing Guides annual guides to flat-towable vehicles, 1999 to the current year
Subscribe subscribe to Family Motor Coaching magazine
Advertising information about display ads, classified ads, online banner ads and exhibiting at FMCA conventions
Classifieds many of the classified ads that appear in the print edition of FMC also appear here
Contact Us contact the FMC magazine staff. Under the Contact Us menu, find a convenient link to the “Family Motor Coaching magazine” forum.
FMCA.com link to FMCA.com parent site.

How do I find specific articles from Back Issues of FMC magazine online?

You can view the contents of specific issues dating back to 2002. In the Back Issues drop-down menu, the issues are organized by year, then month. Find a list of back issues at www.fmcmagazine.com/back-issues.

How do I use the Search Magazine feature?

If you can’t find what you want using FMCmagazine.com’s navigation links, try the Search function that appears at the top right of FMCmagazine.com Web pages. Enter a keyword or phrase, and the site will display your search results in order of likely relevance. Note: this search yields results for the magazine site only. To search FMCA.com content, use the search on www.fmca.com.

How can I read more than just the lead paragraph of an article?

If you click on the headline or “Read more …” it takes you to the full story. On many pages, links to "More Articles" are listed at the bottom.

What is the FMCmagazine.com Sign In?

Many articles on FMCmagazine.com are available only to FMCA members and FMC magazine subscribers who Sign In to the site with a username and password. If you are not a member or subscriber, please visit our Join FMCA section for additional membership information.

How do I create a new Sign In account?

Click the Create new account link near the top right of any FMCmagazine.com page. This process will prompt you to choose a unique username and password, which you will use every time that you sign in to the site. When creating a new account, you will need your:

  • membership number or subscriber number (found on the cover of your print magazine)
  • membership expiration date
  • your postal zip code

Note: Your username will also be the "display name" that you see when you are signed in.

How do I Sign In?

To view members/subscribers-only content, sign in by entering your username and your password in the boxes on the right side of FMCmagazine.com Web pages. Before signing in for the first time, you must create a new online account.

I have a Sign In account on FMCA.com. Do I need to create a separate account on FMCmagazine.com?

No. Just use the same username and password that you use for your FMCA.com Sign In account. The FMCA.com Sign In and the FMCmagazine.com Sign In draw from the same database.

I signed in on the FMCA.com site. Do I need to sign in again on FMCmagazine.com?

Yes, if you would like to view magazine content that requires sign in. Use the same username and password that you used to sign in on the FMCA.com site. The reason you have to sign in on both sites is because the cookie -- the message sent to your Internet browser by our Web servier -- does not follow from one site to the other.

What if I forget my password OR username?

If you have forgotten your password or username, you can reset it through the site by following these steps:

1. On the FMCmagazine.com home page, click on the "Forgot Password?" or “Forgot username?” links.
2. Enter your e-mail address on the resulting form and press the Submit button. (Note: This will work only if FMCA has your e-mail address on file.
3. Watch your inbox for the e-mail that our site sends to you. The e-mail will contain your password or username.

The above process assumes that your current e-mail address is the same one that you recorded with FMCmagazine.com when you created your account. If your e-mail address has changed, you will need to call our Membership Services department at (800) 543-3622 to make this change in our records.

If you forget your username AND your password, contact webmaster@fmca.com.

I'm having trouble Signing In. What should I do?

When signing in, make sure to spell your username and password exactly the same as when you registered. If you forgot your username or password, see the FAQ above. If you forgot your username AND password, contact webmaster@fmca.com. For all other Sign In problems, e-mail webmaster@fmca.com.

Should I Sign Out?

If you are sharing a computer or accessing FMCmagazine.com from a public computer, you should always sign out after you complete your session. Simply click SIGN OUT near the top right of an FMCmagazine.com page.

How do I change my Sign In account information?

Once signed in, click “Update my account information” under the SIGN OUT button near the top right of the page. You can change your e-mail address and your password, but not your username. Scroll down to update your membership information – name, address, phone number, coach type.

Does FMCA share my personal information with outside parties?

No. FMCA will not sell or release your private membership information to any outside company or organization. Members are occasionally sent mail that pertains to FMCA-approved benefits or programs. Please read our Privacy Policy/Terms of Use for more information.

Can I subscribe to FMCmagazine.com content updates?

Yes. To view content as soon as we post it, subscribe to FMCmagazine.com's RSS feed. The new content appears as unread messages in your news reader the moment it appears on FMCA.com. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication.

To subscribe to FMCmagazine.com's RSS feed, click here or the orange RSS feed icon that is under the Family Motor Coaching logo.

Can I purchase back issues of the print magazine?

To order back issues of Family Motor Coaching magazine, call (800) 543-3622 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time. Or, send an e-mail to backissues@fmca.com. Back issues are in limited supply, and only issues from the recent past are available.

Can you send me a photocopy of an older article that is not available online?

To request a photocopy of an article, send a self-addressed, business-size or larger envelope (if requesting several articles) with postage to: FMC Article Request, FMCA National Office, 8291 Clough Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45244. To determine approximate postage, figure at least one first-class postage stamp for a single article and another first-class stamp for each additional article.

Can I reprint articles from your site, in my chapter newsletter or other publications?

Not without permission. Copyright restrictions apply. See the "Use of materials" section of our Privacy Policy/Terms of Use. You are encouraged to link to www.FMCmagazine.com.

Can I submit articles and ideas for FMCmagazine.com content?

Send an e-mail to magazine@fmca.com and ask for the Writer’s Guidelines.

Where can I find the Association Calendar, which appears monthly in the print magazine?

Visit the Association Calendar on FMCA.com for a listing of chapter rallies, area rallies and international conventions, and for information on submitting an event.

How can I obtain information about advertising on FMCmagazine.com?

For all advertising opportunities -- online as well as print -- with the Family Motor Coach Association, visit the Advertising section on FMCmagazine.com or FMCA.com.

Is there a shortcut to return to the FMCmagazine.com home page?

You bet. Just click the Family Motor Coaching text logo that is on every FMCmagazine.com page.
Is there a shortcut to FMCA’s main site, www.FMCA.com?

Yes. Visit FMCA.com at any time by clicking FMCA.com at the top right of the page.

Is there a forum where I can talk about Family Motor Coaching magazine?

Yes, on the FMCA.com Forums, under the miscellaneous category, there is a forum called Family Motor Coaching magazine. You will find a link under the FMCA.com tab at the top right of FMCmagazine.com pages.

What Web browser is best for viewing FMCmagazine.com?

FMCmagazine.com is best viewed with current versions of Internet Explorer (6.X or greater) and Firefox.

Download Internet Explorer
Download Firefox

A link on the site doesn't seem to work. Why?

FMCmagazine.com contains thousands of links to other FMCmagazine.com pages. The Web is constantly changing, and we do our best to ensure all links are active and updated. Please report inaccurate or broken links to webmaster@fmca.com. We really appreciate it.

May I include a link to FMCmagazine.com on my (or my organization's) Web site?

We appreciate the traffic we get from outside sites. The address of the Family Motor Coaching magazine site is www.FMCmagazine.com. For more info, refer to the Links heading of our Privacy Policy/Terms of Use.

Can I view FMCmagazine.com on my iPhone, BlackBerry or another smartphone?

Yes, but the display will vary depending on the device and settings. At this time, FMCmagazine.com does not have a mobile site for these devices.

Help make FMCmagazine.com better

Tell us what you like or dislike about the site and how we can improve it. We always welcome your input. E-mail webeditor@fmca.com.



Home | Current Issue | Back Issues | Towing Guides | Subscribe | Advertising | Contact Us | eNewsletter Archive | FMCA.com


Privacy Policy | Site FAQs | Site Map | Media | Advertise | Contact Us ® 1996-2014, Family Motor Coach Association

Advice for buying a motor home | Benefits of owning a motor home | Motor home rallies and conventions | FMCA's motor home magazine | Motor home articles
W3C Validator