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MASTSMeasurement at All Scales in Time and Space
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I cut no more than was necessary, and what with passing the long ropes under and around the booms and masts, of unreeving the halyards and sheets, of coiling down in the boat and uncoiling in order to pass through another knot in the bight, I was soon wet to the skin.
Why, I'm getting everything ready for re-stepping the masts," I replied easily, as though it were the simplest project imaginable.
Therefore, take me and bind me to the crosspiece half way up the mast; bind me as I stand upright, with a bond so fast that I cannot possibly break away, and lash the rope's ends to the mast itself.
Then I stopped the ears of all my men, and they bound me hands and feet to the mast as I stood upright on the cross piece; but they went on rowing themselves.
I stuck to the ship till the sea knocked her sides from her keel (which drifted about by itself) and struck the mast out of her in the direction of the keel; but there was a backstay of stout ox-thong still hanging about it, and with this I lashed the mast and keel together, and getting astride of them was carried wherever the winds chose to take me.
I could not plant my feet anywhere so as to stand securely, for the roots were a long way off and the boughs that overshadowed the whole pool were too high, too vast, and too far apart for me to reach them; so I hung patiently on, waiting till the pool should discharge my mast and raft again--and a very long while it seemed.
But the breeze, far from lessening its force, blew as if to bend the mast, which, however, the metallic lashings held firmly.
Installation of 3 masts (PM 14, PM 15 and PM 16) Installation of a new boom on the mast M9429
7 million, competitively bid contract from the US Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to perform engineering and design work for the lower-profile mast, with options to produce up to 29 photonics masts over a four-year period, as well as to provide engineering services.
We have 1,777 masts and 75 per cent of them have been erected without any licence," said Shaikh Fawaz.
We are not calling for the removal of masts as that would cause problems with the networks in the area," said Central Municipal Council services and public utilities committee chairman Ahmed Al Ansari.
Timerman said: "The more people using mobile phones in an area, the more masts that are needed.