B-151196, JUN. 4, 1963

B-151196: Jun 4, 1963

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YOUR PROTEST IS DIRECTED AGAINST A CONTEMPLATED SOLE-SOURCE PROCUREMENT OF THE DIODES FROM MICROWAVE ASSOCIATES. YOUR PROTEST APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN RESOLVED IN VIEW OF INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED BY HEADQUARTERS.

B-151196, JUN. 4, 1963

ALPHA MICROWAVE, INC.:

BY LETTER DATED APRIL 8, 1963, WITH ENCLOSURES, YOU PROTESTED AGAINST ANY AWARD WHICH MIGHT BE MADE UNDER REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. PR5960-3399- 4576, ISSUED BY WARNER ROBINS AIR MATERIEL AREA (WRAMA), COVERING THE PROCUREMENT OF SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES, TYPE MA 4134.

YOUR PROTEST IS DIRECTED AGAINST A CONTEMPLATED SOLE-SOURCE PROCUREMENT OF THE DIODES FROM MICROWAVE ASSOCIATES. HOWEVER, YOUR PROTEST APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN RESOLVED IN VIEW OF INSTRUCTIONS ISSUED BY HEADQUARTERS, UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, TO WRAMA ON MAY 13, 1963, WHICH READ IN PART AS FOLLOWS:

"* * * THAT YOU ISSUE A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS CONTAINING A REALISTIC DELIVERY SCHEDULE (ASPR 1-305.2) CONSISTENT WITH AIR FORCE REQUIREMENTS, AND ISSUE A COPY OF THE RFP TO ALPHA MICROWAVE SIMULTANEOUSLY WITH ITS DISTRIBUTION TO ANY OTHER SOURCE * * *.'