Tuesday, January 21, 2014

EKFM Radio Studio:Update No. 1

It has been a few months since the last update of progress on the studio. The exterior is basically all done - only a few minor finishes to complete still. The interior is well on its way, and radio broadcast could begin in as little as a few weeks!

Elijah and Sam working on the ferro-cement benches between the buttresses

first layer of ferro-cement complete

meanwhile, Gabby has been busy with the welding machine:
the doors and windows are installed! also, 
a fresh coat of white paint on the vault!

glass louvered windows (front and back)

the front door - interior/exterior

inside, things are really moving

wiring and sockets are in place

Elijah fabricated and installed the interior wood door

view from broadcast room

Nancy, Bernardo, and Eriko beginning to install 
sound-dampening foam inside the broadcast room

the glue

teamwork + attention to detail

meanwhile, the electrical line is taken from 
the solar array on the EK Community Center

floor to ceiling foam

the studio is looking pretty nice on a sunny
day on Mfangano Island.