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

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

Happy Fathers Day, US Military Shoots Down Aircraft, Rail Gun

    I am writing this a little after midnight, so technically it is not Fathers Day. I hope all the fathers out there had a wonderful day!  And to those mothers who play both roles as well.  Hope everyone … 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

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

Injured My Back

      Sorry for not blogging, but long story short I messed up my back pretty bad. As many of you know, i avoid the doctors as much as possible. Well this tells ya just how bad it is. … 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

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

Quick Sunday Blog, Bristol Race, Rockford Scanner App

    Not to much going on here. Just trying to enjoy life! My good friend Chad and his GF is going to be having their baby tomorrow.  I am excited for them!  They are going to be having a boy. … 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

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