Road Trip Report – Warner Robins and Macon; 8/9 January 2015

On Thursday and Friday, I took a short road trip to Warner Robins and Macon to visit the Robins AFB Museum of Aviation and the The Big House - The Allman Brothers Band Museum. Both days saw plenty of time on the road, primarily on I-16, I-75, and I-475, which provided plenty of time for … Continue reading Road Trip Report – Warner Robins and Macon; 8/9 January 2015

Warner Robins/Macon Road Trip Report; 8 January 2015

Update - 10 January 2015: a more complete road trip report for both days can be found here. Warner Robins, GA - In addition to having fun wandering around the Museum of Aviation and taking photos, I also had some radio fun with the mobile monitoring station and a couple of handheld scanners. While visiting … Continue reading Warner Robins/Macon Road Trip Report; 8 January 2015

Things Are Picking Back Up

Savannah - The holiday months of November and December, as well as the beginning of January, found me with little radio time. Things are, however, starting to look up; I had the chance on Tuesday evening while mobile and Wednesday from the home station to do a bit of MilAir monitoring. There was good activity … Continue reading Things Are Picking Back Up

High Falls State Park Road Trip Report; 13 November 2014

Yesterday, I took my parents up to see High Falls State Park just north of Forsyth, GA. Photos from High Falls are in a previous post. On the way up, I enjoyed monitoring public safety, aviation, and military aviation traffic with the mobile station. Once we got off of the Interstate and bigger state highways, … Continue reading High Falls State Park Road Trip Report; 13 November 2014

High Falls State Park in Autumn – a Spectacular View

I've visited High Falls State Park near Forsyth, GA several times in early June and late September, but yesterday I visited it for the first time in Autumn. My parents had never visited the falls before, so they joined me for this visit, a day trip up and back from Savannah. Especially for a coastal … Continue reading High Falls State Park in Autumn – a Spectacular View

Photos from High Falls State Park; 30 September 2014

Forsyth - Late Tuesday afternoon, I decided to visit High Falls State Park again while I'm here in Forsyth. The day started off foggy and dreary but by late afternoon the fog had burned off, the cloud cover was gone, and it had turned into a beautiful day. A walk down one of the trails … Continue reading Photos from High Falls State Park; 30 September 2014

Robins AFB Museum of Aviation Roadtrip Monitoring Report

Savannah and Warner Robins, GA - During the roadtrip to the Robins AFB Museum of Aviation and on the way home, I did some radio monitoring using the HP-1 Home Patrol and BC780XLT in the mobile station and the BCD436HP handheld scanner (as well as some with the FT-8800's extended receive capability).  The targets were … Continue reading Robins AFB Museum of Aviation Roadtrip Monitoring Report

Photos From High Falls State Park – 5 June 2014

High Falls State Park, Jackson GA - While I was in Forsyth, two of my coworkers and I took the short drive from Forsyth to High Falls State Park in Jackson, GA.  It was well worth the visit.  As a flatlander from the coast, I'm not used to seeing sights like these or walking up … Continue reading Photos From High Falls State Park – 5 June 2014