Coastal Georgia Military Monitoring Recap; January 2022

January 2022 was a fun month on the radios. This recap expands its usual boundaries a bit because of my Space Coast Road Trip; during that trip I was able to listen to Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, and Patrick Space Force Base along with other Central Florida military communications. During the… Read More Coastal Georgia Military Monitoring Recap; January 2022

Watching the SpaceX Falcon-9/Transporter 3 Launch and Landing from the Canaveral National Seashore; 13 January 2022

While I was on my Space Coast Road Trip, I was lucky enough for there to be a SpaceX launch scheduled. I had my fingers crossed because I visited the Space Coast three times last year and each time there was a launch that rescheduled. While I was in Port Canaveral on Tuesday, perhaps there… Read More Watching the SpaceX Falcon-9/Transporter 3 Launch and Landing from the Canaveral National Seashore; 13 January 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

Charleston and Columbia Road Trip Radio Report and Visits to Patriots Point and the Riverbanks Zoo; 29/30 November 2021

On Monday and Tuesday, I took my last overnight road trip of 2021, visiting Patriot’s Point in Charleston, SC and the Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC. Amateur Radio Both Charleston and Columbia have active amateur radio communities and are well covered by amateur radio repeaters, so there’s no shortage of something to listen to or… Read More Charleston and Columbia Road Trip Radio Report and Visits to Patriots Point and the Riverbanks Zoo; 29/30 November 2021

Jacksonville Road Trip Radio Report; 21/22 November 2021

I took an overnight road trip to Jacksonville from Sunday morning, 21 November through Monday, 22 November to visit Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Kingsley Plantation, the Jacksonville Zoo, and Huguenot Memorial Park. I was hoping to see some ducks at Harris Neck on the way down to Jacksonville, but I only saw a couple… Read More Jacksonville Road Trip Radio Report; 21/22 November 2021

American Revolution Southern Campaign Weekend Road Trip Radio Report; 25-27 September 2021

In 2019, I had planned a vacation to visit three American Revolution Southern Campaign battlefields in northern South Carolina: Musgrove Mill, Cowpens, and Kings Mountain. Unfortunately, there was a government shutdown at the time, so Cowpens and Kings Mountain being national parks, were closed. I planned a road trip to visit Cowpens and Kings Mountain… Read More American Revolution Southern Campaign Weekend Road Trip Radio Report; 25-27 September 2021

Road Trip Radio Report: East Central and North Georgia; 8-12 June 2021

Over the last week, I traveled from Savannah to North Georgia with stops in Athens on the way up and Augusta on the way back down. It was an enjoyable and relaxing road trip through a spectacular landscape. I will admit, however, that my coastal flat land legs are having to recuperate from walking up… Read More Road Trip Radio Report: East Central and North Georgia; 8-12 June 2021

Road Trip Radio Report: Titusville to Savannah, 8 April 2021

Yesterday was the conclusion of the short road trip that began on 7 April; my folks and I visited the Merritt Island NWR then made the drive back to Savannah from Titusville, FL. Once again, we stayed at the Holiday Inn Kennedy Space Center, just off of I-95 (I highly recommend it). On this visit,… Read More Road Trip Radio Report: Titusville to Savannah, 8 April 2021