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West Hall Seminar Room Courses Available
Course Title: Navigating the Ozark National Forest using the Gaia Platform
Hosted by: Matt McClellan
Description: An in depth tutorial to navigating the ONF using the Gaia Mapping Platform. Learn how to cross map between the USFS maps and Gaia to find legal and safe routes. Lessons that can be applied to any national forest route planning.
Video Link: https://youtu.be/AG4tftcaUmI
This video details how to navigate through the Ozark National Forest when off-roading or overlanding. If you follow routes you find online without comparing them to the Forest Service MVU maps, you may find yourself on closed trails and risk getting a ticket. This video walks through how to use GAIA GPS with the MVUM Overlay, the Forest Service MVU Maps, and the Interactive Visitor Map to verify routes and make changes if needed.
Course Title: Radio Communications Basics: From Handheld to Emergency!
Hosted by: Aaron Winski
Description: This course is designed to help a beginner choose the right method of communications, covering everything from GPS units to ham radio. Aaron will speak about choosing and placing antennas, and propagation. August will mark Aaron’s 30th anniversary as an amateur radio operator, and he has spent nearly 25 years in broadcast/land mobile and the tower industry. Aaron’s goal want is to see people get interested in radio of any sort, and make good decisions so they don't get frustrated and just give up.
Course Title: Powering Your Adventure - DC to DC Charging and a proper dual battery system
Hosted by: David Walls - Overland Power Solutions
Description: This course will discuss the basics of dual battery systems, off-grid power while traveling and why a DC to DC charging systems are so important in the scenarios you may encounter. Overland Power Solutions is a veteran owned company that provides custom 12v auxiliary power solutions that are specifically designed to meet the needs of your vehicle based adventures. Whether you are looking to run a fridge full time in your vehicle, light up your camp, charge your camera and film equipment, or all of the above, we can custom tailor a solution for you that will make sure you never run out power.
Website Link: www.overland-power.com
Course Title: Coffee Fuels Adventure... how to brew better days!
Hosted by: Eric Hadley - Got Your Six Coffee
Description: We all love adventure and statistically 82% of Americans love coffee. It in many ways is a tool just like a high-lift jack, Action Trax or an onboard air compressor. How much do you know about coffee? What is the difference between Arabica Beans and Robusta? What coffee has the most caffeine? Do you know how to make the perfect Cup of Joe? What about brining the necessity of coffee with you on your adventures? We will teach you a little bit about coffee, how to make it and how to enjoy coffee on your next adventure. Skip the drive thru, road stop coffee and learn how to let freshly roast coffee fuel your next adventure. Come learn how to be pro-caffeinated and how to brew better days.
Website Link: www.gotyoursixcoffee.com
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