West Mims Fire Frequencies; 12 May 2017

Folkston, GA - Yesterday I drove down to Folkston to monitor the West Mims Fire that's been burning in the Okefenokee NWR (and just outside of it) since 6 April 2017. Using the Uniden BCD436HP handheld scanner and the Uniden HP2 as a mobile scanner, I was able to hear some of the activity on the … Continue reading West Mims Fire Frequencies; 12 May 2017

West Mims Fire in the Okefenokee NWR

Brunswick - Yesterday morning I went down to Folkston to see if I could hear any communications from the West Mims Fire in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge along the Georgia/Florida line. The fire is currently 36,050 acres and 4% contained with 435 personnel assigned (as of 23 April 2017). They're not expecting any substantial rain to … Continue reading West Mims Fire in the Okefenokee NWR

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