messenger cable

messenger cable

[′mes·ən·jər ‚kā·bəl]
(communications)
A cable made of stranded steel which supports aerial cables between poles.
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Tenders are invited for work includes approx 125 lf steel beam guardrail; 4 ea additional guardrail posts; approx 1,970 lf (1/4") messenger cable; approx 20,740 lf tracer wire; approx 830 lf (2") unpaved trenching (1); approx 14,220 lf (2") unpaved trenching (2); approx 460 lf (2") directional bore (1); approx 6,070 lf (2") directional bore (2): approx 3,260 lf (12-fiber) communications cable; approx 24,700 lf (144-fiber) communications cable; approx 1,220 lf remove existing communications cable; see 199-201 of attached file.
Two hook-up attempts were made without success, and we were told the messenger cable actually had severed--there went our chance at an RA landing.
As we made our approach to the fantail, the Senso came on the ICS and reported a problem with the messenger cable. When he had lowered the RAST probe, the messenger cable had begun to pay out, and he couldn't retrieve it electrically.
Tenders are invited for 1,500 LF - signal cable; 10 ea - vehicle signal head (12", 3 section); 2 ea - vehicle signal head (12", 4 section); 7 ea - backplate; 6 ea - relocate existing vehicle signal head; 580 LF - messenger cable (3/8"); 5 LF - paved trenching (1, 2"); 1,900 LF - unpaved trenching (1, 2"); 5 ea - 900MHZ radio; 1 ea - signal cabinet foundation; 3 ea - detector card (Type 2070L).
Tenders are invited for 32 EA pedestrian signal head (16", 1 section w/ countdown); 10,200 LF signal cable; 26 EA vehicle signal head (12", 3 section); 15 EA vehicle signal head (12", 4 section); 2 vehicle signal head (12", 5 section); 12 EA louver; 1,075 LF messenger cable (1/4"); 755 LF messenger cable (3/8"); 300 LF tracer wire; 130 LF paved trenching (1,2"); 2720 LF unpaved trenching (1,2"); 355 LF unpaved trenching (2,2").
messenger cable or in an existing conduit and junction box plant.
All splice enclosures, patch panels, foundations, conduit, slack brackets, mounting hardware, tools and equipment, messenger cables, lashing, terminations and testing shall be provided by contractor per construction documents.