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

Rickie Traeger Blog, Aircraft Emergency Landing, Photography, Rockford Scanner, Facebook Notifications

I think I died and gone to heaven!   My weather is back!  I am so excited its around 80 degrees again. Been awhile since we had this weather.  This is my weather, the weather I would die for.  Winter … 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

My May 5th Blog, Bird Watching And Ham Radio

  I was able to get out and enjoy the day for awhile today.  That was nice. It is going to be even nicer tomm.  80’s!!!   I sat outside and was trying to plane spot from my backyard. Needless … Continue reading

Photos and Blog about my hike out at Rock Cut State Park The Other Day

The other day I went for a hike out at Rock State Park. We parked over on Hart Rd. and then took the first path heading south. I do not know why they have taken out several trees in the … Continue reading

OMG, Speechless.

OMG, Speechless. This was filmed by the man (Mr Clarence Shultz) whos wife passed away and his neighbor in Fairdale. The 2015 Fairdale tornado killed Clem Schultz’s wife Geraldine. Clem captured the tornado on video bearing down on his house. … Continue reading