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

First Time on the Radios in a Couple of Weeks, Book Review, a Note on Amateur Radio, and an Agile Flag Update

As some of you may know, I haven’t had very much radio time over the last few weeks because my father was in the hospital and then in a rehabilitation hospital. Earlier this week, he was released, is back home, and is doing much better. During that time, amateur radio helped keep me sane and… Read More First Time on the Radios in a Couple of Weeks, Book Review, a Note on Amateur Radio, and an Agile Flag Update

Warner Robins Overnight Road Trip Radio Report; 4-5 July 2022

My road trip for July was an overnight trip from Savannah to Warner Robins to visit the Museum of Aviation at Robins AFB. I wanted to see how their B-17G restoration is progressing and see the AC-130 training airframe that they recently acquired. I left on Monday afternoon, stayed overnight in Warner Robins then visited… Read More Warner Robins Overnight Road Trip Radio Report; 4-5 July 2022

Apollo 16, Vintage Amateur Radio, a Walk Along the Congaree River, and a Visit to the Zoo – Columbia, SC Road Trip Radio Report; 10/11 April 2022

The South Carolina State Museum is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 16 mission to the moon and South Carolinian Charlie Duke’s walk on the moon with an exhibit and planetarium presentation about the mission, so I took a road trip up US-321 to Columbia to see it on Sunday. Instead of coming back… Read More Apollo 16, Vintage Amateur Radio, a Walk Along the Congaree River, and a Visit to the Zoo – Columbia, SC Road Trip Radio Report; 10/11 April 2022

Colonial Lowcountry Road Trip Radio Report; 20/21 March 2022

On Sunday and Monday, I took a road trip to the South Carolina Lowcountry near Charleston to learn more about the Colonial history of Lowcountry South Carolina and visit three Colonial historic sites: Drayton Hall, Colonial Dorchester, and Middleton Place. Drayton Hall is an 18th Century plantation along the Ashley River in Charleston County; it’s… Read More Colonial Lowcountry Road Trip Radio Report; 20/21 March 2022

Space Coast Mini Road Trip Radio Report; 13-15 February 2022

Earlier this week, I took my parents down to the Space Coast to visit the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and Canaveral National Seashore for their anniversary. Since this was a family trip, there wasn’t as much time for radio as there was on the January Space Coast Road Trip, but things were still productive… Read More Space Coast Mini Road Trip Radio Report; 13-15 February 2022

Space Coast Road Trip Radio Report; 10-15 January 2022

This year, for vacation, I took another road trip to the Space Coast of Florida. Instead of staying in the Merritt Island/Port Canaveral area this time, I decided to stay in the Titusville area, closer to the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. On Monday, I drove down to Titusville and stopped… Read More Space Coast Road Trip Radio Report; 10-15 January 2022