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Sources Sought Notice - FarSite Communications Equipment

June 17, 2014

Notice Type: Sources Sought Notice

Posted Date: 16-JUN-14

Office Address: Department of the Air Force; Air Force Materiel Command; AFLCMC / AFSC / AFNWC - HILL AFB;. Hill AFB UT 84056

Subject: FarSite Communications Equipment

Classification Code: 70 - General purpose information technology equipment

Solicitation Number: FA8224-14-R-FarSite

Contact: Skylar Cordon, Contracting Specialist, Phone 8017778794, Email - Leslie G Westcott, Contracting Officer, Phone 801-586-5441, Email

Description: Department of the Air Force

Air Force Materiel Command


FarSite Communications equipment


Notice Type: Sources Sought


1. NOTICE: This is not a solicitation but rather a Sources Sought Synopsis to determine potential sources for information and planning purposes only. The purpose of this Sources Sought is to conduct market research to determine if responsible sources exist, to assist in determining if this effort can be competitive and/or a total Small Business Set-Aside. The proposed North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) Code 334112 which has a corresponding Size standard of 1000 Employees. The Government will use this information to determine the best acquisition strategy for this procurement. The Government is interested in all small businesses to include 8(a), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, HUBZone, and Women-Owned small business concerns. The government requests that interested parties respond to this notice if applicable and identify your small business status to the identified NAICS code. Additionally, please provide any anticipated teaming arrangements, along with a description of similar products offered to the Government and to commercial customers for the past three years. Any responses involving teaming agreements should delineate between the work that will be accomplished by the prime and the work accomplished by the teaming partners.

2. Description of Required Supplies:

! Part ! Manufacturer ! Description ! Qty Unit !

! FS4100 ! FarSite Communications Ltd ! FarSync Flex USB Sync/Async Adapter with Linux and Windows Drivers ! 3 !

! FS9610 ! FarSite Communications Ltd ! FarSync SDK, windows developers toolkit ! 1 !

! F-FS6092-NULLMR3 V.24 ! FarSite Communications Ltd ! NULL-MR3 R00 Rs232C Generic Null-Modem Cable ! 3 !

! FS4240 ! FarSite Communications Ltd ! FarSync T2U, 2 port Synchronous Universal PCI Card ! 1 !

! FS4250 ! FarSite Communications Ltd ! FarSync T2Ue, 2 port Synchronous Universal PCIe Card ! 2 !

! FS6061 ! FarSite Communications Ltd ! FarSync UCR1, Single RS232C (V.24) cable 1.5M ! 3 !

! FS6071 ! FarSite Communications Ltd ! FarSync UCR1-DCE, V.24 (RS232C) DB-25F 1 port 2M DCE cable for FarSync T1U/T2U cards, T4U w/MTU4, FarLinX Gateways ! 3 !

! FS6011 ! FarSite Communications Ltd ! FarSync KCR1 RS232 (V.24, X.21bis) and RS530 (EIA530, RS422) DTE cable. DB25M connector, same cable for both interfaces, 1.5 metres ! 3 !

! FS6070 ! FarSite Communications Ltd ! FarSync KCR1-DCE RS232 (V.24, X.21bis) and RS530 (EIA530, RS422) DCE cable. DB25F connector, Same cable for both interfaces, 2 metres ! 3 !


3. The Government requests interested parties to submit a brief statement of their capability to meet the above required supplies. Brand Name or Equal applies. If using an equal brand name you must explain how it is equal to the above listed item. Please limit your submissions to responses to these questions. Send responses to Alfred "Skylar" Cordon by e-mail at by Wednesday, 2 July 2014 at 3:00 p.m. MST.

* 1. Have you sold the items the Government states they are interested in above, or very similar items to commercial entities If so please give some examples of commercial customers.

* 2. What is your company name, CAGE code, and DUNS number

* 3. Would you be supplying as a manufacturer or a distributor

* 4. Who is your point of contact and what is their email address and telephone number

* 5. What NAICS code do you suggest for this acquisition

* 6. Is your company a small business for this NAICS Code If your company is a small business, is it also a women owned business, small disadvantaged business, 8a business, HUB Zone business, service disabled veteran owned business, etc.

* 7. If you are a small business, would your company provide products of its own manufacture or would it provide products manufactured by another small business.

* 8. Can you provide these through GSA advantage

* 9. What is the lead time

* 10. Discusses any concerns you may have with our requirement.


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