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66 -- 810 - 870 GHz Amplifier/Multiplier Chain (AMC)

Notice Date
Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
334516 — Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
Contracting Office
Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Mountain Region Acquisition Division, 325 Broadway - MC3, Boulder, Colorado, 80305-3328
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Archive Date
Point of Contact
DianaRomero,, Phone: 303-497-3761
E-Mail Address
Small Business Set-Aside
Total Small Business
COMBINED SYNOPSIS/SOLICITATION 810-870 GHz Amplifier/Multiplier Chain (AMC) (I) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice and in accordance with the simplified acquisition procedures authorized in FAR Part 13. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (II) This solicitation is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). Submit written quotes on RFQ Number RA1341-09-RQ-0132DR. (III) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-28. (IV) This solicitation is unrestricted and open to all sources. The associated NAICS code is 334516. The small business size standard is 500 employees. (V) This combined solicitation/synopsis is for purchase of the following commercial item(s)/services: CLIN NO. 0001 - 810 - 870 GHz Amplifier/Multiplier Chain (AMC) one (1) each. (VI) Description of requirements is as follows: Amplifier/Multiplier Chain with the following specifications for the above line item. -810 - 870 GHz Amplifier/Multiplier Chain (AMC) Configuration : {x3-Amp} + {x2x2x2x3} = Horn Antenna -Power Output: >250uW near center of band, 3d Bandwidth ~60 GHz -Input Power Required: <18dBm, <20 GHz Note: The system will be configured to allow the use of rapid (of order 1 usec) FM-Chirp input signals. The attainment of the peak chirp rate may require operation at slightly reduced power levels. -The system has to be compatible with an existing VDI AMC source covering the same frequencies. - No refurbished equipment will be acceptable. - Offer must be a manufacturer or authorized manufacturer's dealer for items being offered. (VII) Required delivery 60 days ARO. Place of delivery is 325 Broadway, Bldg. 22, Boulder, CO 80305-3328. Delivery shall be FOB Destination. (VIII) FAR 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors -- Commercial Items (Jun 2008), applies to this acquisition. In addition to written price quotes, offers are instructed to provide the brand name of an "equal" product, including manufacturer and model no. (IX) FAR 52.212-2, Evaluation - Commercial Items (Jan 1999), applies to this acquisition. Offers will be evaluated based on price and the factors set forth in paragraph (a), and award will be made to the firm offering the best value to the Government. Paragraph (a) is hereby completed as follows: Award will be made based to the Contractor whose quote offers the best value to the Government, price and other factors considered. The Government will evaluate quotations based on the following evaluation criteria: 1) Technical Compatibility, 2) Past Performance, 3) Delivery, and 4) Price. 1) Technical Capability - the RFQ shall address all the specifications outlined above and shall provide indication of experience and ability to meet requirements. 2) Past Performance - the RFQ shall include no fewer than three (3) references, including address, phone number, and point of contact, from users who recently been sold equivalent of the proposed items. Past performance will be evaluated in terms of experience, quality, timeliness, and customer satisfaction. 3) Delivery - the RFQ shall state delivery time. 4) Price (X) The offeror must submit a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3, Offeror Representations and Certifications - Commercial Items (June 2008), with its quote. An offeror shall complete only paragraph (b) of this provision if the offeror has completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at http://orca.bpn.gov. If an offeror has not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically at the ORCA website, the offeror shall complete only paragraphs (c) through (m) of this provision. (XI) The clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items (Oct 2008), applies to this acquisition. (XII) The clause at FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items (Dec 2008) applies to this acquisition. The following clauses under subparagraph (b) apply: (1) 52.203-6, Restrictions on Subcontractor Sales to the Government (Sept 2006), with Alternate I (Oct 1995) (41 U.S.C. 253g and 10 U.S.C. 2402). (6)(i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (June 2003) (15 U.S.C. 644). (16) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (June 2007) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)). (17) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). (18) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Feb 2008) (E.O. 13126). (19) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Feb 1999). (20) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007) (E.O. 11246). (21) 52.222-35, Equal Opportunity for Special Disabled Veterans, Veterans of the Vietnam Era, and Other Eligible Veterans (Sept 2006) (38 U.S.C. 4212). (22) 52.222-36, Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities (Jun 1998) (29 U.S.C. 793). (25)(i) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Aug 2007) (Applies to all contracts). (29) 52.225-1, Buy American Act-Supplies (June 2003) (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d). (30)(i) 52.225-3, Buy American Act-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (Aug 2007) (41 U.S.C. 10a-10d, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, Pub. L 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 109-53 and 109-169). (32) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O.'s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). (37) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-Central Contractor Registration (Oct 2003) (31 U.S.C. 3332). The following clauses under subparagraph (c) apply: None in this subparagraph apply. (XIII) The following clauses are also applicable to this acquisition: 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated By Reference (Feb 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): http:www.arnet.gov (End of clause) The following additional terms and conditions apply: 52.214-34 Submission of Offers in the English Language (Apr 1991) 52.214-35 Submission of Offers in U.S. Currency (Apr 1991) (XIV) Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) and assigned rating does not apply. (XV) The Government intends to award a firm-fixed-price type order resulting from this solicitation. Quotes are required to be received in the contracting office no later than 12:00 P.M. MST/MDT on December 18, 2008. All quotes must be faxed or emailed to the attention of Diana Romero. The fax number is (303) 497-7791 and email address is Diana Romero@noaa.gov (XVI) Any questions regarding this solicitation should be directed to Diana Romero, 303-497-3761, Diana.Romero@noaa.gov.
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