U.S. State Department conducts online auction for fiber optic cable and related components

Feb. 2, 2010
FEBRUARY 2, 2010 -- The U.S. Department of State in Springfield, Va., is conducting an online auction for 19 items related to fiber optic cable and related optical fiber supplies, which ends tomorrow, 3 Feb., on www.FedBid.com. Only small businesses of 100 or fewer employees are eligible to bid.

FEBRUARY 2, 2010 -- The U.S. Department of State in Springfield, Va., is conducting an online auction for 19 items related to fiber optic cable and related optical fiber supplies, which ends tomorrow, 3 Feb., on www.FedBid.com. Only small businesses of 100 or fewer employees are eligible to bid.

Specifically, State Department officials are asking industry to bid on:

-- three 1,000-foot rolls of LI 001 fiber optic cable, 62.5/125-micron, plen-micron rated, duplex, unterminated, twin jacket zip-cord construction (one fiber per jacket);
-- 807 LI 002 Corning SC connectors, Multimode, 62.5-micron, ceramic ferrule, unicam, part n-micronber 95-000-41;
-- 131 LI 003 2-meter, MTRJ-to-SC Duplex Fiber Patch Cords (62.5/125-micron);
-- 2,009 LI 004 3-Meter LC-to-SC duplex fiber patch cords (62.5/125-micron);
-- 350 LI 005 2-Meter, LC-to-LC duplex fiber patch cords (62.5/125-micron);
-- 389 LI 006 2-Meter, LC-to-SC duplex fiber patch cords (62.5/125-micron);
-- 219 LI 007 3-Meter, LC-to-LC duplex fiber patch cords (62.5/125-micron);
-- 336 LI 008 SC-to-SC duplex fiber barrel couplers (62.5/125-micron);
-- 44 LI 009 ST-to-ST duplex fiber barrel couplers (62.5/125-micron);
-- 510 LI 010 12-foot SC-to-SC duplex fiber patch cords (62.5/125-micron);
-- 82 packages of 7.8-inch LI 011 cable ties;
-- 86 100-count packages of LI 012 mounting base for cable ties;
-- 25 20-count packages of LI 013 cage nuts;
-- 24 LI 014 transition network media converters, RJ45 to ST, part n-micronber E-TBT-FRL-05;
-- 1,132 20-foot LI 015 CAT-6 patch cords, straight through;
-- 107 19-inch 2 RU rack shelf solutions with tie wrap holes, part n-micronber 1USHL-108;
-- 161 LI 017 1-foot NEMA 5-15 extension cords, 18AWG NEMA 5-15-R to NEMA 5-15P;
-- 111 LI 018 blackbox 19-inch, 6-outlet, rack-mount surge suppressor/power strips, part n-micronber PS186A-R2; and
-- 7,077 6-foot LI 019 IEC-320 to EUR Schuko power cords.

The federal solicitation number of this invitation for bids is 1019037008. For this solicitation, the State Department will conduct an online competitive reverse auction on www.FedBid.com. Those bidding may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price.

For questions or concerns contact contract specialist Steven Haines by phone at 703-875-6746, or by e-mail at [email protected]. Also contact FedBid by phone at 877-933-3243 or by e-mail at [email protected].

Items must be shipped to the State Department contracting office at 1701 North Fort Meyer Drive, Arlington, Va. 22209.

More information is online at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/State/FedBid.com/FedBid1/1019037008/listing.html.

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