Tips for phone use offered

MARQUETTE — A seminar about how to use a phone more effectively when lost in the woods will be ofered in the Peter White Public Library Community Room from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 15.

Attendees will learn about pre-trip phone prep, battery banks, battery calibration, compass calibration, the Find Me SAR app, mapping and navigation apps, conserving battery life, how to hold a phone for best operation, calling vs. texting 911, how to increase the chances of reaching 911, how to use a phone when there is no signal, what to do when one reaches 911, and what to do if one can’t reach 911.

The cost to attend the event is $5 for NCLL members and $10 for non-members. For more information, contact Carol Steinhaus at 906-458-5408 or via email at csteinha@nmu.edu.


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