Civil War History and a Visit to the Riverbanks Zoo – Columbia, SC Overnight Road Trip; 18/19 September 2022

I took an overnight road trip to Columbia, SC on Sunday and Monday, visiting the Rivers’ Bridge State Historic Site in Erhardt, SC on the way to Columbia and visiting the Riverbanks Zoo and Saluda Factory historic site in Columbia before heading back to Savannah on Monday. I had never visited either Rivers’ Bridge or… Read More Civil War History and a Visit to the Riverbanks Zoo – Columbia, SC Overnight Road Trip; 18/19 September 2022

The Jimmy Carter National Historical Park, Andersonville, a Space Fence, a Matador Missile, and the Little Ocmulgee State Park – Road Trip Radio Report; 30 July – 1 August 2022

After some of the events of July, I needed to take a break and relax, so I took a road trip to Plains, GA to visit the Jimmy Carter National Historical Park and to Andersonville, GA to visit the Andersonville National Historic Site on Saturday and spent the rest of the weekend relaxing by the… Read More The Jimmy Carter National Historical Park, Andersonville, a Space Fence, a Matador Missile, and the Little Ocmulgee State Park – Road Trip Radio Report; 30 July – 1 August 2022

Saturday Morning Surprise – The Textron Aviation Special Olympics Airlift

The first thing I heard yesterday morning after turning on the radios was DOVE 1 with Jacksonville Center on 126.125. I hadn’t heard DOVE used before, so I started looking up the callsign and checking ADS-B Exchange to see who it might be. While I was doing that, I started hearing more DOVE callsigns with… Read More Saturday Morning Surprise – The Textron Aviation Special Olympics Airlift

The Quarantine Logs – Quarantining and Recuperating with the Radios; Wednesday 26 May 2022

I’m getting better each day, but I still tire easily. Last night, a GA ANG Facebook post illuminated what’s been going on with the drops by 165th AW and a contractor aircraft that I’ve been at Fort Stewart and Wright AAF this week: they’re part of SWAMP AVENGER, an exercise at the CRTC/ADC involving 546th… Read More The Quarantine Logs – Quarantining and Recuperating with the Radios; Wednesday 26 May 2022

The Quarantine Logs – Quarantining and Recuperating with the Radios; Wednesday 25 May 2022

Another day of Quarantine Logs from Savannah. I’m still not up to talking on the radio, but I enjoyed another day of listening. I also checked into the Georgia DMR net last night through its online portal at NetQSO.com and listened to it. Hunter AAF 124.975/279.575 – Tower -ARMY 26596 (UH-60L, 95-26596, A/2-3 AVN) -ARMY… Read More The Quarantine Logs – Quarantining and Recuperating with the Radios; Wednesday 25 May 2022

Coastal Georgia Military Monitoring Recap – April 2022

April was a fairly average Military Monitoring month in Coastal Georgia. Nothing in particular stood out except for units beginning to arrive at the Savannah Air Dominance Center at Savannah-Hilton Head IAP for May’s Sentry Savannah exercise. It was also nice to see the B/2-3 AVN CH-47Fs at Hunter AAF begin to use the HOOKER… Read More Coastal Georgia Military Monitoring Recap – April 2022