Railroad Frequencies in Savannah, GA

This past weekend, I decided to do something a little different within the scanning hobby. I haven't listened to railroad frequencies in a while, so I trolled for railroad frequencies while in the mobile station with the HomePatrol 2 and at home with the BCD536HP. Given that the Savannah area has a lot of railroad … Continue reading Railroad Frequencies in Savannah, GA

The North Carolina Transportation Museum – a Little Something For Almost Any Fan of Motorized Vehicles

The last stop in North Carolina on my road trip was the North Carolina Transportation Museum, a state historic site and museum in Spencer, NC not far north of Charlotte. Quite literally, there's something for just about anyone who is a fan of motorized transportation at this museum. The museum is housed in the remaining … Continue reading The North Carolina Transportation Museum – a Little Something For Almost Any Fan of Motorized Vehicles

Douglas Road Trip Scanning Report; 22 March 2014

Savannah - After breakfast yesterday morning, I visited General Coffee State Park just east of Douglas on GA 32 before heading home to Savannah.  I took GA 32 to Alma where I stopped for lunch then continued on GA 32 to GA 203 to US 84 before hopping on I-95 and back to Savannah.  Lunch … Continue reading Douglas Road Trip Scanning Report; 22 March 2014

Heritage Station Museum – Douglas, GA

Douglas, GA - As I mentioned in the first day's scanning report the first stop on my Douglas/Coffee County road trip was the Heritage Station Museum.  It is very easy to find if you come into Douglas on GA 32; GA 32 becomes Ward St and if you're coming from the east, just keep an eye … Continue reading Heritage Station Museum – Douglas, GA

Train Watching at the Folkston Funnel; 18 January 2014

Folkston, GA - Last Saturday,  I went down to to Folkston for a few hours to watch trains from the Folkston Funnel train watching platform.  The weather was wonderful, so it was a great day for train watching.  I was working in Brunswick for the weekend and didn't have anything better to do for the … Continue reading Train Watching at the Folkston Funnel; 18 January 2014

Train Photos from the Folkston Funnel; 9 March 2013

Last Saturday afternoon was absolutely beautiful so I decided to take a ride from Brunswick to Folkston and watch trains at the Folkston Funnel viewing platform for a couple of hours.  I had planned on trying a German restaurant located right next to the platform but it was closed so I fell back on the … Continue reading Train Photos from the Folkston Funnel; 9 March 2013

Marine VHF and Railroad Service Searches

SAVANNAH, GA - I found myself with some time to play radio today and because of the Federal Holiday, there wasn't much military aviation traffic to be heard.  After awhile, I came up with something interesting to do with the Uniden BC796D.  I put it in service search and did computer logging with ID Tracker … Continue reading Marine VHF and Railroad Service Searches

Special Event Stations to Look For; 13-14 October 2012

This weekend sees some interesting special events on the calendar.  There are two related to birthdays of US Presidents:  Dwight D. Eisenhower and Warren G. Harding.  Another honors the Birthday of the United States Navy.  There is an event to support raising money in the fight against cancer.  One event takes place from a stop … Continue reading Special Event Stations to Look For; 13-14 October 2012

Folkston Funnel; 01 October 2012

Yesterday I made another trip down to the Folkston Funnel and spent a couple of hours train watching and scanning.  The weather was gorgeous and the temperatures moderate, so it made for a great morning.  Shortly after I arrived, a train enthusiast from England arrived as well.  It was fun spending the morning watching and … Continue reading Folkston Funnel; 01 October 2012