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with Cal Davis
This course serves as an introduction to the hobby of Amateur Radio. Students will learn the fundamentals of radio communication, while obtaining a basic knowledge of electronics, FCC regulations, and operating in an emergency environment. This course will help to prepare students for the FCC required Technician class Amateur Radio licensing exam. The class will be followed by the Technician Class License Test. Cost includes the price of the test. Please bring a calculator with you for use on the test. We suggest that you run through an online practice test such as the one found at http://www.eham.net/exams/ several times before the class to better prepare you for the Technician Class License Test at the end of the course.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
with John Lupher
Microsoft Excel is the most widely used and comprehensive spreadsheet program available for the computer. You can quickly and easily create business reports, and financial spreadsheets with this powerful program. Basic computer skills are required.
There's an App for That!
with David Ricley
Congrats! You’ve mastered taking photos with your smartphone. Want to learn how to share, store and manage those precious moments with friends and family? Have you thought of your smartphone as a resource for maintaining a healthy lifestyle? Everyone knows how important it is; but did you know there are many tools out there that can help you track and plan your diet and exercise? How about mobile banking? Have you ever been away from home needing to pay a bill, check a balance or deposit a check? You guessed it – you can take care of that right on your smartphone with the same safety and security as doing it from home.
Join Union at Valley Learning Center for ‘There’s an App for That!’ and find out how quick, simple, and satisfying it is to be able to take care of these tasks and more from the convenience of your smartphone. Pizza, refreshments & snacks will be provided, as will plenty of time for individual Q&A if you’re curious about certain applications or smartphone functions. Two workshops provided for your convenience at no charge. Registration required. We look forward to seeing you!