2017 Ham Radio Field Day

I went to the ARES ham radio field day over the weekend.  I had fun kicking it and working some stations. I mainly kicked back and relaxed and socialized.  It rained a few times. I swear it rains every field … 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

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

Monday May 15th 2017 Hike At Rock Cut State Park

    As you know I am starting something new. Every-time I go for a hike, I am going to write about it. My hiking adventures. I have to think of a catchy catch phrase, LOL. My power went out … 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

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

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

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