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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

"Love Asia by Radio" Sharathon . . .

With excitement in the air, multiple phones ringing, and passionate volunteers, a two-day Sharathon was held in Cary, NC to raise funds to cover the transmitter upgrade project for Guam.

Partnering with Moody Radio stations in three major cities (Cleveland, OH, Chattanooga, TN, Tampa, FL) and KCBI-FM in Dallas, TX, the "Love Asia by Radio" sharathon was a resounding success. During the two-day campaign, 2,577 calls were fielded by volunteers at the Cary, NC call center and over $270,000 was received in gifts and pledges. This combined with previous gifts, means that we are well on the way to paying for the Thompson transmitters and the upgrading expenses. What a great and mighty God we serve Who provides in abundance!

For more information about the project and pledge information:

Meanwhile, back here on the "island", the following was accomplished through this past week:

* Testing continues on TX 1

* One air-conditioner arrived

* General maintenance and cleaning around the shops

* Grounds maintenance (grass cut in and around the antenna field)

* Scrap metal that has been collecting for several years was rounded up and sent for recycling
* The beginning prepation work for the cooling radiator for TX 2 was begun

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