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

R.I.P. Jeffery Mulrooney N9IMI, I Will Miss You ALOT!

So I am going to open up a bit in this blog. My heart aches as I type this up.  Please bear with me as I am crying as I type this up, but this will be a deep and … 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

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

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

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

Walking Dead & Rockford Scanner Stuff

  Watched the Walking Dead tonight.  Pretty good episode!  This season has been pretty slow and boring (I hate saying that but it is true)  There hasn’t been many zombies on the show. And when there has been, there is … Continue reading

Hattiesburg MS Tornado, RIP Grandpa Slatton

I am sitting here watching the radar down in Mississippi. They had a strong tornado (on radar with a large debris signature)  go through the area of Hattiesburg and Petal Mississippi.  They definitely have a lot of damage. It happened … Continue reading

Blog About Winter, Rockford Scanner, Missing My Dad

    I been thinking of my dad a lot the last few days. Wishing I could see and talk to him one last time. But I know in reality that will never happen. People always are saying time heals … Continue reading