B-167429(2), SEP 11, 1969

B-167429(2): Sep 11, 1969

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SECRETARY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO A LETTER DATED AUGUST 13. THERE IS ENCLOSED A COPY OF OUR DECISION OF TODAY TO THE COMPANY DENYING ITS PROTEST. ALTHOUGH THE PROTEST WAS DENIED. TO MAKE IT ABUNDANTLY CLEAR IN FUTURE INVITATIONS THAT THE SAME ELECTRICAL POTENTIAL IS TO BE SUPPLIED AT ALL SPEEDS.

B-167429(2), SEP 11, 1969

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TO MR. SECRETARY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO A LETTER DATED AUGUST 13, 1969, WITH ENCLOSURES, FROM THE GENERAL COUNSEL, FURNISHING A REPORT ON THE PROTEST OF PAUL H. WERRES COMPANY, INC., UNDER INVITATION FOR BIDS H-53-69.

THERE IS ENCLOSED A COPY OF OUR DECISION OF TODAY TO THE COMPANY DENYING ITS PROTEST. ALTHOUGH THE PROTEST WAS DENIED, AS DISCLOSED IN OUR LETTER TO THE PROTESTANT, IN LIGHT OF THE HISTORY OF THE INVITATION AND ITS AMENDMENTS PUTTING WERRES ON NOTICE OF THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM TO BE SUPPLIED AS REQUIRED BY THE GOVERNMENT, TO MAKE IT ABUNDANTLY CLEAR IN FUTURE INVITATIONS THAT THE SAME ELECTRICAL POTENTIAL IS TO BE SUPPLIED AT ALL SPEEDS, FUTURE INVITATIONS FOR SIMILAR EQUIPMENT SHOULD SO STATE SPECIFICALLY.