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

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

Two More States Checked Off For My Work All States Award On Ham Radio!

    Not too much going on here. I been playing on HF radio a bit. Checked into the OMISS net and made my Alaska/North Pole contact (WL7X) I been needing for my Work All States award!  I thought for … 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

Quick Blog About Rockford MUFON, Halloween, Weather, etc…

I figured I would do a quick blog.  It feels weird that Halloween is on Monday this year.  It is not as “spooky” as if it would fall on the weekend.  I dunno, maybe it is just me.  Halloween is … Continue reading

Paranormal Radio Shows

      Time to stop and take a break and blog for a few minutes.   Just kicking back and listening to Coast to Coast AM.  One of my favorite radio shows. I used to listen to it religiously, … Continue reading

Taking a break to blog for a minute

I installed google earth.  I seen many things online about it and looked pretty cool.  So I been playing around with it. Their server to update images are sloooooooow.  But still fun to play with. Google on the web is … 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

Joe Mattern Interview Against Police Radio Encryption

So in a few days the police are going to be shutting out the very same people that help them.  Sad………..  I bet no one will be willing to help the police after they do their encryption and shut the … Continue reading

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

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