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  • Michael Smith
    Fellow hams, The IRA is in need of help. We have a serious roof issues. We are in need of personal to help reroof and work site cleanup, donations of material
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 3, 2013
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    Fellow hams,



    The IRA is in need of help. We have a serious roof issues.
    We are in need of personal to help reroof and work site cleanup, donations
    of material for the roofing project or donations to help cover the cost.



    The main transmitter building needs:

    Rotted out plywood replaced

    New high wind rated shingles.

    Specialized flashing around tower leg structure that
    penetrates the roof.

    Cost Approx. $400 - $600 in materials

    Middle Building - nearly a flat roof.

    Replacement of rotted decking plywood, fascia and soffits.

    Counter flashing to meet lower building

    Replace the roll tar roofing with new EMD solid rubber
    roofing - this would provide for the longest life time and easy maintenance

    Cost Approx. - $2000 in materials

    Walkway

    Remove old insulation & repair Roof penetration of Tower
    support.

    Cost Approx. - $175 in materials



    How can you help:

    We need personal to help with the roofing job. If you have
    no experience, we can teach. Also need to whack weeds, clear back some
    brush, etc.

    Tearing off the old roofing

    Repair water damage

    Reroof



    If we have the personal - Mow, Weed whack, Paint main gate, etc.

    Material donation:

    If you have any of the following or know someone that does -
    we could use donations of:


    Qty

    Materials

    Tools - Borrow / bring

    PPE


    13

    4x8x 1/2 OSB

    Hammers

    Gloves




    1-1/2" Ring shank Nail - Decking

    Cordless Screw Gun

    Hard Hat


    10 lbs

    2" Ext. Screws or = decking screws

    Caulk Gun - larger & Small

    Safety Glasses




    Ice & Damn Shield - Rolls

    Pry Bars

    sun screen


    8

    AL Drip Edging 10'





    5 lbs

    AL finishing Nails

    Shingle Removal Tools - assort.





    1" Coil Roofing Nails

    Trim / Aluminum Brake



    4

    1x6 x 8' Pine

    Tin Snips





    AL Fascia Flashing

    Nail Set





    Roof Caulk - PL

    circular saw





    Black Jack - Large Tube

    Nail Biter Blades Saw blade ( 7 1/4)



    2

    2x8x8'

    Jig saw & Blades



    4

    1/2 Plywood (CDX) - For Soffits & Fac.

    Tape Measure







    Roofing Square



    3

    High wind (100+ Mph rated) Shingles Per Sq

    Chalk line





    Soffit Vents _ round

    wheel barrow





    Soffit Vents Sq

    sawzall & Blades



    4

    1/2 Plywood - Treated







    Aluminum Coil Stock 4, 12 , 24" - White

    Weed Whacker / string Trimmer





    AL Trim Finish Nails

    brush cutter





    EDM Roof Roll - 12' x 36





    AL Step Flashing







    Finical assistance: Anything we can't get donated we will have to buy. I
    have lined up a roofing distributor that will give us a great discount on
    materials.

    Currently we do not have anywhere the needed funds to cover this expense -
    so anything will help.



    When: - September 14th. (15th if extra time is needed)

    September 21 - rain day.



    Where:

    Grand Rapids Main transmitter sites - 92nd, just west of
    eastern. - talk in on 147.160 pl 94.



    Please Pass this e-mail on to all the hams and friends that maybe able to
    help



    If you can help with any of this and / or can make the work party - please
    RSVP to any board member (on the air, or in person) or e-mail -
    volunteer@...



    Thank you for your continuing support.



    Michael W. Smith, KC8WJA

    President, Independent Repeater Association - W8IRA

    http://www.W8IRA.org
  • wd8usa
    I will help with a cash donation- I wish I could assist at the site Saturday but I have to be in Lansing at the State MARS meeting which is this Saturday. I
    Message 2 of 2 , Sep 8, 2013
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      I will help with a cash donation- I wish I could assist at the site Saturday but I have to be in Lansing at the State MARS meeting which is this Saturday. I will spread the word to those that might not be going-
       Where would you like my cash donation sent? JB
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      Sent: Tue, Sep 3, 2013 4:28 pm
      Subject: [WestMichiganHams] IRA Work Days _ Need Help [1 Attachment]

       
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      Fellow hams,

      The IRA is in need of help. We have a serious roof issues.
      We are in need of personal to help reroof and work site cleanup, donations
      of material for the roofing project or donations to help cover the cost.

      The main transmitter building needs:

      Rotted out plywood replaced

      New high wind rated shingles.

      Specialized flashing around tower leg structure that
      penetrates the roof.

      Cost Approx. $400 - $600 in materials

      Middle Building - nearly a flat roof.

      Replacement of rotted decking plywood, fascia and soffits.

      Counter flashing to meet lower building

      Replace the roll tar roofing with new EMD solid rubber
      roofing - this would provide for the longest life time and easy maintenance

      Cost Approx. - $2000 in materials

      Walkway

      Remove old insulation & repair Roof penetration of Tower
      support.

      Cost Approx. - $175 in materials

      How can you help:

      We need personal to help with the roofing job. If you have
      no experience, we can teach. Also need to whack weeds, clear back some
      brush, etc.

      Tearing off the old roofing

      Repair water damage

      Reroof

      If we have the personal - Mow, Weed whack, Paint main gate, etc.

      Material donation:

      If you have any of the following or know someone that does -
      we could use donations of:

      Qty

      Materials

      Tools - Borrow / bring

      PPE

      13

      4x8x 1/2 OSB

      Hammers

      Gloves

      1-1/2" Ring shank Nail - Decking

      Cordless Screw Gun

      Hard Hat

      10 lbs

      2" Ext. Screws or = decking screws

      Caulk Gun - larger & Small

      Safety Glasses

      Ice & Damn Shield - Rolls

      Pry Bars

      sun screen

      8

      AL Drip Edging 10'



      5 lbs

      AL finishing Nails

      Shingle Removal Tools - assort.



      1" Coil Roofing Nails

      Trim / Aluminum Brake



      4

      1x6 x 8' Pine

      Tin Snips



      AL Fascia Flashing

      Nail Set



      Roof Caulk - PL

      circular saw



      Black Jack - Large Tube

      Nail Biter Blades Saw blade ( 7 1/4)



      2

      2x8x8'

      Jig saw & Blades



      4

      1/2 Plywood (CDX) - For Soffits & Fac.

      Tape Measure



      Roofing Square



      3

      High wind (100+ Mph rated) Shingles Per Sq

      Chalk line



      Soffit Vents _ round

      wheel barrow



      Soffit Vents Sq

      sawzall & Blades



      4

      1/2 Plywood - Treated



      Aluminum Coil Stock 4, 12 , 24" - White

      Weed Whacker / string Trimmer



      AL Trim Finish Nails

      brush cutter



      EDM Roof Roll - 12' x 36



      AL Step Flashing



      Finical assistance: Anything we can't get donated we will have to buy. I
      have lined up a roofing distributor that will give us a great discount on
      materials.

      Currently we do not have anywhere the needed funds to cover this expense -
      so anything will help.

      When: - September 14th. (15th if extra time is needed)

      September 21 - rain day.

      Where:

      Grand Rapids Main transmitter sites - 92nd, just west of
      eastern. - talk in on 147.160 pl 94.

      Please Pass this e-mail on to all the hams and friends that maybe able to
      help

      If you can help with any of this and / or can make the work party - please
      RSVP to any board member (on the air, or in person) or e-mail -
      volunteer@...

      Thank you for your continuing support.

      Michael W. Smith, KC8WJA

      President, Independent Repeater Association - W8IRA

      http://www.W8IRA.org

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