Excited About The Arlington Million

Quick blog for Friday August 11th 2017. As you know I am going to the Arlington Million tomorrow at the Arlington racetrack. I am super excited about going there! I recently realized the last time I been to the track, … Continue reading

July 23rd Blog (Skywarn, Jeff Celebration Of Life, Shout Out To My Cousin)

    We recently had some storms roll through the area over the last few days.  I was the Skywarn Net Control on Friday night. We didn’t get much here, but to our north and south they got hit pretty … Continue reading

Long Blog About Field Day, Longest Day Of The Year, Drone Video, Ham Radio,

I am laying here in bed at 3:15 am and figured I would blog a bit. I think this might be a longer one, so heads up. I will probably bounce from topic to topic and be random, so do … Continue reading

Worked K4D Dog Island DX on HF, Paranormal, Planespotting, Etc…

  Been awhile since I last updated my blog. As you know I was recently injured. So I been trying to relax and trying to get better.  Easier said than done, been hurting pretty bad. I go in for a … Continue reading

Birthday Shoutouts, Quadcopter Flight Of The Sunset, Etc…

I want to first off say a huge shout out to my Mom and Wife. They both had birthdays recently!   HAPPY BIRTHDAY, I love you both with all my heart and soul! As many of you know, I was … Continue reading

Rickie Traeger Official Website

Welcome To My Personal Website My site is just that, my personal space. You will get to know me and read my blogs. I am a very open person that doesn’t hold back. I am a firm believer and using … Continue reading

Airplane Spotting At The Rockford Airport On April 6th 2017 (Long Photography Blog)

I took a trip out to the Rockford Airport (KRFD) earlier today to see what aircraft were on the ramp and in the skies. I got to see some neat aircraft today!  Below are a lot of the variety of … Continue reading

Rickie Traeger Blog For January 24th 2017

I guess technically this is January 24th 2017 blog. But it will be about stuff before the 24th, since its 3am when i am writing this up, LOL. Not much going on here. I am currently in the process of … Continue reading

WAY TO GO CHICAGO CUBS!!!

2016 has definitely brought many dreams come true. Triple Crown,and now the Chicago Cubs win the world series!!! I watched the game last night and OMG talk about a heart stopper a few times. They were up 5-1. Then it … Continue reading

Squawk 7700 , Delta 2643 / N363NW : Boston to Minneapolis

A little before 11 pm tonight Delta 2643 did a squawk 7700.   It departed Boston and was headed for Minneapolis.  It did its squawk 7700 around the Milwaukee area. It slowed down a lot and also did some erratic flight … Continue reading

C-17 Globemaster over Northern Illinois, Radarspotting AE119D

C-17 Globemaster over Northern Illinois a little bit ago. As many of you know, I radarspot and saw this. Aircraft:  Military C-17 Globemaster Hex Code: AE119D Registration: 03-3120 Callsign: RCH364 … Continue reading

Raspberry Pi 3, Paracord Project, Photography

Sitting here surfing the net and trying to find a project to do with some extra para-cord I have left over.  I have an extra 100 feet to work with.  There is a lot of projects to do with it, … Continue reading

Plane Spotting At Rockford Airport

I briefly went planespotting out at the Rockford Airport (KRFD)  yesterday.  There was not a lot of action going on in the skies. OK, there was NO action in the skies, LOL.   But there was a couple aircraft on … Continue reading