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Digital paging service - GCVHCS - Attachment

General Information

Document Type:FILE
Posted Date:Nov 06, 2018
Category: Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Veterans Affairs;Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System;Network Contracting Office 16;400 Veterans Avenue;Biloxi MS 39531


NOTICE OF INTENT The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Network Contracting Office (NCO16), proposes to enter into a contract on a basis of other than full and open competition for the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System (GCVHCS) Leased Paging System, for the Department of VA, Office of Information & Technology, GCVHCS, Biloxi, MS. No responses to this notice are requested. The Government intends to award a contract to SPOK, INC., as a sole-source, firm-fixed price, for a period of performance to include one (1) base period of December 1, 2018 through September 30. 2019 and four (4) twelve-month option periods (exercise of option periods is at the sole discretion of the Government and contingent upon availability of funds.); under the statutory authority permitting other than full and open competition, 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1), as implemented by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart, 6.302-1: Only One Responsible Source and No Other Supplies or Services will satisfy Agency Requirements. The service requirement has an estimated value of $65, 036.01. This requirement is for a leased pager system for the GCVHCS, which consists of a medical center at Biloxi, and community-based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) at Mobile, Alabama; Pensacola, Eglin Air Force Base, and Panama City, Florida. Objective is to: 1) lease high quality and reliable alphanumeric and digital pagers with coverage sufficient to extend to all specified locations; 2) ensure rapid activation and/or replacement; and 3) ensure reliable and flexible accounting and reporting capabilities. Contractor shall furnish and maintain all necessary parts, labor, supplies, equipment, and materials involved in providing leased alphanumeric and digital pagers and on-air service. The coverage area for the leased pagers (other than the nation-wide pagers) shall extend from Biloxi west to New Orleans, Louisiana, east to Panama City, Florida and north to Jackson, Mississippi. The Contractor shall ensure that the signal provides 100% coverage, penetrates all buildings on the Biloxi campus, and is of sufficient strength to ensure all leased equipment receives messages. All alphanumeric pagers under this contract shall be at least equal in performance and features to the Daviscomms BR802 or Sun Titan III. All digital pagers under this contract shall be at least equal in performance and features to the Daviscomms BR502 or Sun Telecom ST800, and both types of pagers capable of group paging. The Contractor must provide flexibility in accommodating possible changes in the quantities and minimum characteristics. All pagers provided shall be brand new and in 100% operating condition, meeting or exceeding the minimum salient characteristics specified. Contractor will be responsible for maintenance, service, parts and repairs on all leased pagers. Contractor is responsible for providing replacement of out-of-service pagers upon notification of using agency. The anticipated date for this contract is December 1, 2018. The proposed sole source contractor is the only contractor that market research demonstrated can reasonably be expected to begin performance by the effective date, and to perform for the life of the contract. The contractor is incumbent and has provided services for the GCVHCS, other VA Medical Centers, and commercial businesses, successfully in past years. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 517312, with a small business size standard of 1,500 employees. No solicitation package will be issued. This notice of intent IS NOT a request for competitive quotations/proposals.

Original Point of Contact

POC Sharon Griffey, Contract Specialist

Place of Performance

Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System;400 Veterans Avenue;Biloxi, MS
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