July 31st blog. Shout out to RS fan Talia, Quadcopter flight for a friend, Colder weather on the way grrrrrrr…………….

Shout out to RS fan Talia! Note: Yes, I did shave off my goatee earlier today. Feels weird without it, lol. As many of you know I fly quadcopters. Some people call them drones.  I had the honor of doing … Continue reading

Amazing Drone Photos Of The Flooding At Martin Park

Amazing Drone Photos Of The Flooding At Martin Park Note: 4K Video Will Be Posted Later Today … Continue reading

July 26th Blog (Weather, Photography, APRS, Blogging)

I am sitting here and thought I would blog a bit. I am sitting here watching my APRS, and thinking of my buddy Jeff (N9IMI) Rest In Peace Jeff!   It looks like there is a band opening, there was … 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

Awesome View Of The Shelf Cloud, Rockford Illinois 2017

Awesome View Of The Shelf Cloud, Rockford Illinois 2017 … Continue reading

Severe Weather Hits My Area, Tornado Sirens, Flooding, Etc…

I want to first say THANK YOU to everyone who sent in their storm photos and videos!   Much appreciated. Keep up the good work. Hopefully everyone was able to make it through the storm safely. Above is just one … 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

I think Rob Zombie Is A Great Artist!

      I love horror movies. I think Rob Zombie did an awesome job on his movies and has really brought the horror perspective back, with his movies.  He is one hell of an artist music and movies.  And … 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

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

Fridays Blog About Website Redesign And This Weekends Weather

    We are supposed to get some storms this weekend with a lot of rain.   It will be nice to get some storms 🙂    I am hoping to do some lightning photography.   Well that is the … 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

Latest Fishing Trip, Stormy Pleasures, Senator Dave Syverson Statement

  Man I have been enjoying the warm weather!  It is about time the warm weather is back. Now watch it fly by, it usually does lol.  I went fishing last night at the Rockton Dam. I did not even … Continue reading

April 2nd 2017 Blog for Rickie Traeger

Yesterday was April 1st, which everyone knows is April Fools Day.  I noticed not a lot of people did pranks. Which is weird, because in the past many people used to all the time.  I did notice the Beloit PD … Continue reading

March 25 blog in reference to fishing, my dad, crazy weather, Rockford scanner, etc.

Hopefully everybody was able to get out and enjoy yesterday. I heard it hit 80° which is awesome! I was able to get out and try to get some fishing done but the wind was very bad. So needless to … Continue reading

R.I.P. W9GD, Nascar, Stars & Universe, Todays Generalized Blog

I am using this voice to text Dragon software so I apologize ahead of time if there are any errors below. I purchased this Dragon software so I can just talk and do my blogs while I multitask and do … Continue reading

Nascar Fight, Walking Dead, Winter

  Watched Nascar earlier today, was a pretty good race. A hell of a finish. I hate Joey Lagono but I think Kyle Busch was in the wrong on this one.  Long story short, Keslowski was having issues on the … 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