Large Scale Systems Museum
pontus at Update.UU.SE
Tue Jun 15 01:31:20 CDT 2021
Wow, my coffee has not kicked in yet :D
I meant to say: Update has cooling problems as well so I know how
frustrating it can be.
On Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 08:26:12AM +0200, Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk wrote:
> Donated a (small) amount. I know, from experience with, Update Computer
> Club) knows what no cooling and big computers can be like :)
> Will you keep us updated on progress?
> Good Luck,
> On Thu, Jun 10, 2021 at 06:56:49PM -0400, Mike Loewen via cctalk wrote:
> > https://www.mact.io/
> > Hi folks! We've been away from Facebook for awhile, but we've been
> > staying busy here. Now that things are starting to get back to normal from
> > the disruption of Covid19, we're doing tours again, and we're getting our
> > volunteer work days rolling again, restoring more and more vintage systems
> > for you to enjoy.
> > However, we're in a bit of a pickle, and we need your help. Our main
> > floor air conditioning system has died, and is beyond repair. It's a
> > 40-year-old power hungry system anyway, so it really just needs to be
> > replaced. We have a quote in-hand from a local, reputable A/C contractor
> > for a brand new, ultra-efficient system, and we're trying to raise funds
> > for it, about $8500. We're already about halfway there from recent private
> > donations. If we're unable to get the rest of the way there, we'll have no
> > choice but to close for the summer.
> > As an all-volunteer, donation-funded nonprofit educational organization,
> > we depend on your support to keep doing what we do. Please help us if you
> > can. We accept donations via PayPal to donations at mact.io, or via
> > check/money order made out to Museum of Applied Computer Technology, mailed
> > to the museum at 924 4th Avenue, New Kensington, PA 15068.
> > Any overage will be put toward our utility bills and other operating
> > expenses. LSSM/MACT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
> > Thank you,
> > -Dave McGuire
> > President/Curator, LSSM/MACT
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