BEAUTIFUL SUNSET VIDEO: Real Time Sunset Video Over Rockford Illinois June 20th 2017

  I finally was able to do one of the videos I been wanting to do for awhile now!  A real time sunset video of the sunset over Rockford.  I hope you guys like it!  It is real time, it … 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

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

Monday May 15th 2017 Hike At Rock Cut State Park

    As you know I am starting something new. Every-time I go for a hike, I am going to write about it. My hiking adventures. I have to think of a catchy catch phrase, LOL. My power went out … Continue reading

Hiking Adventures: Rock Cut State Park (Thursday May 11th 2017)

I am going to try something new.  I am going to post my hiking adventures. Even if it is a small hike of  a few minutes, or a few hours. Below is going to be my first hiking adventure. I … Continue reading

Awesome Song That I can’t Find Out Who Sings It LOL, And Moon Photo

So I was listening to the radio last night (Which is a rarity these days) I was listening to 104.9 WXRX. I heard this really good song. It sounded like the band “My Darkest Days”  so I thought they may … 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

Rock Cut State Park Hike and Geocaching on April 24th 2017

Below is a bunch of photos I took on today’s hike at Rock Cut State Park on April 24th 2017.  I went to Rock Cut State Park over the weekend, but was unable to locate any parking spaces to park, … Continue reading

Happy Easter, Illinois Roads Suck, Gas Pump Bank Hold

    I want to first start off by wishing everyone a Happy Easter. A few days late, but better late than never LOL.  I hope everyone had a good and safe Easter. Hope everyone had a great Easter! I … 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

November 6th Blog

Tonight’s episode of The Walking Dead ( #TWD)  was slow and kinda boring. At the end, it explained things a bit.  But 90% the show was boring to me.  The last 15 minutes were decent. Kinda showed “D” lighter side … Continue reading

September 15th Blog: Harvard Balloon Fest, RS Website, Quadcopter Flight, Flu Shot

Not to much going on over my way.  I been working on the Rockford Scanner website http://rockfordscanner.com    Been adding new stuff, pages, etc…   Still have a lot of stuff to do on it.  I like starting off fresh … Continue reading

SJCAM 5000 Plus/GOPRO Of A Thunderstorm Near Rockford IL on August 20th 2016

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Quick Blog June 30th 2016

  Not much going on here.  Met some new hams recently. Some are very knowledgeable!  I missed field day though. I wanted to go so bad, but I was side tracked and wasn’t able to go this year. I tried … Continue reading

Neighbors Dog Trying To Attack My Daughters And Dogs

As many of you know, I have a police K-9 that lives directly behind me. The other day the dog decided to ONCE AGAIN break his fence, to get at my daughters and dogs. This dog literally rips off the … Continue reading

Walker Stalker Con 2016 Chicago Photos

Rockford Scanner was invited to cover the Walker Stalker Con 2016 in Chicago. Many stars from the T.V. shows: Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead, Bates Motel, Breaking Bad, American Horror Story, Comic Book Men, Gotham, Night Of The Living … Continue reading