Federal contract opportunity NWWG9160-10-417 for other measuring and controlling device manufacturing at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Eastern Region Acquisition Division-KC, response was due Jul 19, 2010.

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Sources Sought. The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Weather Service (NWS), National Reconditioning Center (NRC) intends to solicit for repair services the following equipment: 13 each Sensor, Ice Free Wind (IFW) ASOS Model 425NWS (WS425D7A1C), ASN: S100-2A8MT3A2. The intended acquisition is for repair service to furnish labor and material to place in like new operating condition and good appearance to meet the original manufacturer's specifications and/or tolerances of the equipment listed above. After repair, if the equipment does not meet these conditions, it will be returned to the vendor for rework at no additional cost to the government. The intended acquisition is for repair services for which the Government intends to acquire from one source under the authority of 41 USC 235(c) (1), Only One Responsible Source. The only known source is Vaisala, Inc., Woburn, MA. This is not a request for proposals and there is no solicitation available at this time. The Government reserves the right to solicit bids based on receipt of affirmative responses to this notice or issue a purchase order to Vaisala, Inc. whichever is determined to be more advantageous to the Government, without further notice. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will normally be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether to conduct a competitive procurement for this requirement and future repairs. In order to be considered, firms must furnish detailed information concerning their capability to repair the equipment and be able to provide the exact repair service described herein. This acquisition is being processed under the procedures of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 13, Simplified Acquisition Procedures. Interested firms should submit its name, address, point of contact, telephone number and a brief statement regarding its capability to repair the specified equipment. Also include the name, telephone number and point of contact for businesses or other Government agency to which it has previously repaired the item. Firms must respond to this announcement within ten (10) calendar days of its publication. All responses must be in writing and may be faxed to (816) 926-3105, ATTN: Marjorie A Sabbagh or sent to the email address Margie.Sabbagh@noaa.gov. All responsible sources may submit a quote which will be considered by the Agency. The quote shall include the repair cost for each piece of equipment, return shipping, if applicable, and estimated turn around time. The NAICS code for this requirement is 334519. All firms doing business with this Acquisition Office must be registered with the Central Contractor Registry (CCR) and certification with the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA). For information and to register, please access the following websites: http://www.ccr.gov/ and http://www.bpn.gov/. In order to register with the CCR, firms must have a Dun & Bradstreet Number. A Dun & Bradstreet Number may be acquired free of charge by contracting Dun & Bradstreet on-line at https://eupdate.dnb.com/requestoptions.html or by phone at (800) 333-0505.

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