The Jacksonville Naval Museum/USS Orleck, Fort Caroline, and the Jacksonville Zoo – Overnight Jacksonville Road Trip Radio Report; 13/14 November 2022

On Sunday and Monday, I took an overnight road trip to Jacksonville to visit the Jacksonville Naval Museum/USS Orleck (DD-886), Fort Caroline, and the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Even though a cold front moving through brought cloudy skies, it was still a good weekend and I enjoyed visiting a new museum ship, walking the trails… Read More The Jacksonville Naval Museum/USS Orleck, Fort Caroline, and the Jacksonville Zoo – Overnight Jacksonville Road Trip Radio Report; 13/14 November 2022

History, Mountains, and Waterfalls – Northeast Georgia and Northwest South Carolina Mini Road Trip Radio Report; 8-10 October 2022

Since the beginning of October brought a lot of stress, a short road trip was in order, so I took a short road trip up through the Central Savannah River Area to Northeast Georgia and Northwest South Carolina over the weekend. The first day of the trip was a pleasant drive up through the Central… Read More History, Mountains, and Waterfalls – Northeast Georgia and Northwest South Carolina Mini Road Trip Radio Report; 8-10 October 2022

Views From the North Georgia Mountains – Visits to Brasstown Bald and Black Rock Mountain

One of the reasons I went back to the northeast corner of the state for my Summer road trip was the nonexistent view from Brasstown Bald during my visit there last year. It was so socked in with clouds and fog that you could barely see the fire tower from museum at the visitors center… Read More Views From the North Georgia Mountains – Visits to Brasstown Bald and Black Rock Mountain

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

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

Nature, Wildlife, and History on the Space Coast – Visiting The Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island NWR

My Space Coast Road Trip wasn’t just about space history and rocket launches, I also visited the Canaveral National Seashore and the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). I visited the north end of the Canaveral National Seashore on my way to the Space Coast on Monday; unfortunately, that visit got cut short because just… Read More Nature, Wildlife, and History on the Space Coast – Visiting The Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island NWR

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

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