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

Quick Blog: Arlington Racetrack & The Mist

I am catching up on the tv series THE MIST.  I enjoy this show. Pretty interesting tv show. If you haven’t watched it yet, I recommend you watching it. Its kinda based off the book. But at the same time, … Continue reading

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

Happy Birthday To Me, Quadcopter Flight At Rock cut State Park Beach, 4th July Fireworks

  It has been a few days since my last blog. Time to catch up. As many of you know, I love summer time. So I been trying to enjoy it while it is here!  Won’t be long before fall … Continue reading

4th of July Tips, Parade Information, Viewing Locations, Etc….

Here are some personal tips I wanted to personally share with everyone for the 4th of July.  I hope everyone has a safe and fun 4th of July.  4th Of July And Davis Park Information ~ CLICK HERE (Parade information … 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

June 22nd 2017 Blog: The Mist TV Mini Series, Rockford MUFON Meeting, Ham Radio Field Day, Possible Severe Weather Overnight, Etc…

I watched this show called “The Mist”  it is a new mini series on Spike channel (Channel 32 on comcast) it started tonight. Appears to be on Thursday nights.  Based off the Stephen King book.  I thought it was going … Continue reading

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

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

December 27th Blog About Halsey, Christmas, New Years, Etc…

What is everyones plans for the New year? I don’t know our plans yet. Depends on the weather and stuff.   What is your New Years resolution? Mine, well I haven’t thought about mine yet. I guess if I had … Continue reading

Todays Blog About Oak Island, Timeless, Meteor Shower

Tonight there is a good meteor shower. Many people reporting they saw several meteors. I have yet to see even one 🙁    I wished I was able too, but now it is clouding over.  So I highly doubt I … Continue reading

Todays Quick Blog About Walking Dead, Being Sick, Snow Storm AKA Snowpocalypse 2016 LOL

Well winter is here and its about to show itself. Many inches of snow are in the forecast over the next 48 hours. I am kinda excited! At the same time, the cold weather is behind it. Not to thrilled … Continue reading

Blogging About The Brown Family, Air Hauler 2, And Flight Simulator X

I was watching a show called the Alaskan bush people (I think it was called that) I am glad I came across it. I rarely watch TV as is. Mainly for Walking Dead and Z Nation and Curse of Oak … Continue reading

Skywarn Recognition Day, Ham Radio, And First Snowfall!

  I was hoping to work a few Skywarn stations on the ham radio.  But the conditions just were not in my favor.  A lot of noise.  I was not even able to work not even one Skywarn station.  Oh … 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