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Accession 06-003,  Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Subcontracts and Procurement Department,  Proposals, Quotations, and Bids, 1991-2001

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Subcontracts and Procurement Department
Title: Proposals, Quotations, and Bids
Dates: 1991-2001
Quantity: 17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 06-003
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

These records document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) activities and projects, and consist of proposals, quotations, and bids from contractors, equipment makers, and other vendors to provide services, equipments, and instruments for SAO. Materials include reports, correspondence, memoranda, handbooks, technical summaries, architectural and technical drawings, brochures and publications about vendors, evaluation checklists, summaries of proposal evaluations, summary data and conclusions, recommendations, proposal amendments, award letters, and benchmark information. Some materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

These records document Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) activities and projects, and consist of proposals, quotations, and bids from contractors, equipment makers, and other vendors to provide services, equipments, and instruments for SAO. Materials include reports, correspondence, memoranda, handbooks, technical summaries, architectural and technical drawings, brochures and publications about vendors, evaluation checklists, summaries of proposal evaluations, summary data and conclusions, recommendations, proposal amendments, award letters, and benchmark information.

Use Restriction

Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2017; Transferring office; 8/15/1985 memorandum, Deiss to Dick; Contact reference staff for details.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 06-003, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Subcontracts and Procurement Department, Proposals, Quotations, and Bids

Container List

Box 1

RFQ453-9-91: Design, fabricate, test, and deliver 6 SMA Antenna Systems, Nov-91 (Folders 1-25 of 33)

Box 1 of 17

Box 2

RFQ453-9-91: Design, fabricate, test, and deliver 6 SMA Antenna Systems, Nov-91 (Folders 26-33 of 33)

Box 2 of 17

IFB454-11-91: Construction of the Infrared-Optical Telescope Array (IOTA) Facility on Mt. Hopkins, Nov. 91 (6 folders)

Box 2 of 17

RFI455-1-92: Request for Information for the Re-Line Explorer (FeLiX) Spacecraft, Jan-92 (5 folders)

Box 2 of 17

IFB456-7-92: Mt. Hopkins Road Repairs and Improvements, Jul-92 (Folders 1-4 of 5)

Box 2 of 17

Box 3

IFB456-7-92: Mt. Hopkins Road Repairs and Improvements, Jul-92 (Folder 5 of 5)

Box 3 of 17

FRQ457-7-92: Spectrometer Casing for 60-inch, Jul-92 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 17

RFQ458-7-92: Janitorial/Custodial Services for FLWO, Jul-92

Box 3 of 17

RFQ459-9-92: Azimuth Bearings for SMA, Sep-92

Box 3 of 17

RFQ460-9-92: Rotary Absolute Position Encoders for SMA, Sep-92 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 17

RFQ461-9-92: Dedicated Experiment Processor for Hydrogen Maser Clock (HMC), Sep-92

Box 3 of 17

RFQ462-9-92: GPS Survey & Navigational Receiver for FLINN, Sep-92

Box 3 of 17

RFQ463-9-92: Engineering Model Dedicated Experiment Processor for HMC, Sep-92

Box 3 of 17

RFQ464-11-92: Automatic Fiber Optic Fusion Splicer for SMA, Dec-92 (2 folders)

Box 3 of 17

RFQ465-11-92: Model 5 Multianode X-Ray Source for High Resolution Camera (HRC), Nov-92

Box 3 of 17

RFQ466-12-92: Helium Refrigeration Systems for SMA, Dec-92 (5 folders)

Box 3 of 17

RFQ467-12-92: Antenna Transporter for SMA, Jan-93 (Folders 1-2 of 6)

Box 3 of 17

Box 4

RFQ467-12-92: Antenna Transporter for SMA, Jan-93 (Folders 3-6 of 6)

Box 4 of 17

IFB468-1-93: Antenna Assembly Facility for SMA, Jan-93 (7 folders)

Box 4 of 17

RFQ469-2-93: Optical Support Structure for Converted MMT, Feb-92 (Folders 1-4 of 11)

Box 4 of 17

Box 5

RFQ469-2-93: Optical Support Structure for Converted MMT, Feb-92 (Folders 5-11 of 11)

Box 5 of 17

RFQ470-3-93: High Speed Dicing Saw for SMA, Apr-93

Box 5 of 17

RFQ471-4-93: Hermetic Filtered Connectors for SMA, Apr-93 (2 folders)

Box 5 of 17

RFQ472-4-93: Azimuth & Elevation Motor/Motor Amplifier Sets for SMA, May-93

Box 5 of 17

RFQ473-4-93: Pedestal Weldments for SMA, Apr-93 (6 folders)

Box 5 of 17

Box 6

RFP474-4-93: Superconductor-Insulator-Superconductor Tunnel Junctions for SMA, Apr-93 (2 folders)

Box 6 of 17

RFQ475-5-93: White Light Coronagraph for SWATH, May-93

Box 6 of 17

IFB476-6-93: Gamma Ray Bldg & RUPS Addition on Mt. Hopkins, Jun-93 (5 folders)

Box 6 of 17

RFQ477-6-93: Reflector Panel Sets for SMA, Jun-93 (6 folders)

Box 6 of 17

RFQ478-7-93: Planar Grating Monochromator Optics for AXAF, Jul-93

Box 6 of 17

RFP479-8-93: Drive Motors for HRC, Aug-93

Box 6 of 17

RFP480-8-93: Multi-Anode Ultrasoft X-Ray Source for AXAF, Aug-93

Box 6 of 17

RFP481-9-93: Elevation Drive Screw Assemblies for SMA, Oct-93

Box 6 of 17

Box 7

RFP482-9-93: Carbon Filter Tube Assembly Sets for SMA, Oct-93 (8 folders)

Box 7 of 17

RFP483-10-93 : Space CCD Detectors for SWATH, Oct-93

Box 7 of 17

RFP484-10-93 : Large Format Microchannel Plates for HRC, Oct-93

Box 7 of 17

RFP485-10-93 : Large Format MCP Development for HRC, Oct-93

Box 7 of 17

RFP486-10-93 : Hot Standby Upgrade to Microwave at FLWO, Oct-93

Box 7 of 17

RFP487-10-93 : Stainless Steel Node Sets for SMA, Nov-93 (2 folders)

Box 7 of 17

RFP488-10-93 : Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic Reflector Hubs for SMA, Nov-93 (4 folders)

Box 7 of 17

RFP489-11-93 : Primary Mirror for SWATH, Nov-93

Box 7 of 17

Box 8

RFP490-11-93 : Janitorial/Custodial Services at FLWO, Nov-93

Box 8 of 17

RFP491-1-94: 30-Foot Diameter Dome for 60" Telescope at FLWO, Feb-94 (4 folders)

Box 8 of 17

IFB492-3-94: Renovate MMT Building for Converted MMT, Mar-94 (3 folders)

Box 8 of 17

RFP493-3-94: Motorized Servo-Controllable Actuators for SMA, Apr-94

Box 8 of 17

RFP494-4-94: Monochromator System for AXAF, Apr-94

Box 8 of 17

RFP495-5-94: F/5 Secondary Mirror Blank for Converted MMT, May-94 (3 folders)

Box 8 of 17

RFP496-5-94: Three-Axis Positioner Assembly for SMA, May-94

Box 8 of 17

RFP497-5-94: Correlator First Downconverters for SMA, May-94 (3 folders)

Box 8 of 17

RFP498-5-94: HXDS Solid State Detectors and Cryostats for AXAF, May-94

Box 8 of 17

Box 9

RFP499-5-94: Electronics Systems for IR Array Camera, Jun-94 (4 folders)

Box 9 of 17

RFP500-5-94: Optical Time Domain Reflectometer for SMA, Jun-94

Box 9 of 17

RFP501-5-94: Microwave Fiberoptic Transmitters for SMA, Jun-94 (3 folders)

Box 9 of 17

RFP502-5-94: Microwave Fiberoptic Receivers for SMA, Jun-94 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 17

RFP503-5-94: Backward-Wave-Oscillator System for SMA, Jun-94

Box 9 of 17

RFP504-6-94: Cryogenic Amplifiers for SMA, Jun-94

Box 9 of 17

RFP505-6-94: Helium Refrigeration System for SMA, Jun-94

Box 9 of 17

RFP506-6-94: Vacuum Cryostat & Camera Head for IR Array Camera, Jul-94 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 17

RFP507-7-94: Ion Pump w/Integral HVPS for Space-Based Hydrogen Maser Clock, Jul-94

Box 9 of 17

RFP508-7-94: Retroreflectors for Space-Based Hydrogen Maser Clock, Jul-94

Box 9 of 17

RFP509-7-94: Quadrupod Leg Assemblies for SMA, Aug-94 (2 folders)

Box 9 of 17

RFP510-8-94: HXDS Flow Proportional Counters for AXAF, Aug-94

Box 9 of 17

Box 10

RFP511-9-94: Blanks for ADC Prisms for Converted MMT, Oct-94 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 17

IFB512-10-94: Building Modifications for Converted MMT, Nov-94 (3 folders)

Box 10 of 17

RFP513-11-94 : Flight Model Door & Shutter Drive Motors for HRC, Nov-94 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 17

RFP514-12-94 : Plane Diffraction Grating for Hectospec, Feb-95

Box 10 of 17

RFP515-12-94 : Wide-Field Corrector Optical Elements for Converted MMT, Jul-95 (6 folders)

Box 10 of 17

RFP516-12-94 : Fused Silica Blanks for Wide-Field Corrector for Converted MMT, Jul-95 (2 folders)

Box 10 of 17

RFP517-1-95: CCD Wafer Processing, Jan-95

Box 10 of 17

RFP518-1-95: Primary & Secondary Mirrors for TRACE, Feb-95

Box 10 of 17

IFB519-2-95: Construction of SMA Facility on Mauna Kea, Mar-95 (Folders 1-4 of 6)

Box 10 of 17

Box 11

IFB519-2-95: Construction of SMA Facility on Mauna Kea, Mar-95 (Folders 5-6 of 6)

Box 11 of 17

RFP520-3-95: Flow Proportional Counter Window Subassemblies for AXAF, Mar-95

Box 11 of 17

RFP521-3-95: Metallic Subreflector Assemblies for SMA, Apr-95

Box 11 of 17

RFP522-5-95: Support of Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program, May-95

Box 11 of 17

IFB523-8-95: Upgrade of Mauna Kea Summit Power & Communication Distribution System for SMA, Spe-95 (3 folders)

Box 11 of 17

Box 12

RFP524-9-95: Invar Optical Table for Hectospec, Nov-95

Box 12 of 17

RFP525-9-95: Fused Silica Lenses and Zerodur Collimator and Camera Mirrors for Hectospec, Jan-96 (2 folders)

Box 12 of 17

RFP526-9-95: Optical Fiber for Hectospec, Jan-96 (2 folders)

Box 12 of 17

RFP527-9-95: PMT Assemblies for HRC, Sep-95

Box 12 of 17

RFP528-11-95 : TMA Alignment Scanner Refurbishment for AXAF, Nov-95

Box 12 of 17

RFP529-12-95 : Vacuum Cart Assembly for HRC, Dec-95 (2 folders)

Box 12 of 17

RFP530-12-95 : Receiver Shelter Panels for SMA, Dec-95

Box 12 of 17

RFP531-12-95 : Production of YUCCA Correlator Chip Wafers for SMA, Dec-95

Box 12 of 17

RFP532-2-96: Intensified CCD TV Camera Assemblies for Hectospec, Mar-96 (3 folders)

Box 12 of 17

RPF533-4-96: Flow Counter Window Subassemblies for AXAF, May-96

Box 12 of 17

RFP534-4-96: Support to Maintenance and Improvement of HITRAN Spectroscopic Database Program, May-96

Box 12 of 17

IFB535-5-96: Construction of an Enclosure for 2MASS Telescope, May-96 (4 folders)

Box 12 of 17

RFP536-6-96: Solid-State Millimeter-Wavelength Amplifier for SMA, Jun-96

Box 12 of 17

Box 13

IFB537-7-96: Building for 60"/48" Telescope at FLWO, Jul-96 (4 folders)

Box 13 of 17

RFP538-7-96: Large-Format CCDs for Hectospec, Hectochelle, & Megacam, Aug-96 (3 folders)

Box 13 of 17

RFP539-8-96: Plane Echelle Diffration Gratings for Hectochelle, Sep-96

Box 13 of 17

RFP540-9-96: Radioactive Sources for AXAF, Sep-96

Box 13 of 17

RFP541-11-96 : Bearing Assembly for Converted MMT, Nov-96 (2 folders)

Box 13 of 17

RFP542-11-96 : Corrector Cell for Converted MMT, Nov-96 (6 folders)

Box 13 of 17

Box 14

RFP543-3-97: Telescope Simulator Gimbal Assembly for Hectospec & Hectochelle, Apr-97 (4 folders)

Box 14 of 17

RFP544-5-97: Telescope Simulator Test Stand Assembly for Hectospec & Hectochelle, Sep-97 (6 folders)

Box 14 of 17

RFP545-5-97: Fiber Positioner Support Structure for Hectospec, Sep-97 (4 folders)

Box 14 of 17

RFP546-7-97: Optical Mounts for Hectospec, Aug-97 (Folders 1-5 of 7)

Box 14 of 17

Box 15

RFP546-7-97: Optical Mounts for Hectospec, Aug-97 (Folders 6-7 of 7)

Box 15 of 17

RFP547-7-97: Camera Mirror for Hectochelle, Aug-97 (3 folders)

Box 15 of 17

RFP548-11-97 : Camera Mirror for Hectochelle, Nov-97 (3 folders)

Box 15 of 17

RFP549-7-98: Fused Silica Corrector Lenses for Hectochelle, Nov-98 (3 folders)

Box 15 of 17

RFP550-10-98 : Optical Glass Lens Blank for Binospec, Oct-98

Box 15 of 17

RFP551-10-98 : Calcium Fluoride Lens Blanks for Binospec, Oct-98

Box 15 of 17

RFP552-12-98 : Optical Mounts for Hectochelle, Jan-99 (Folders 1-5 of 10)

Box 15 of 17

Box 16

RFP552-12-98: Optical Mounts for Hectochelle, Jan-99 (Folders 6-10 of 10)

Box 16 of 17

RFP553-1-99: Shelter Panels for SMA, Feb-99 (8 folders)

Box 16 of 17

RFP554-3-99: Elevation Counter Weights for SMA, Mar-99 (2 folders)

Box 16 of 17

RFP555-3-99: Optical Table for Hectochelle, Apr-99 (2 folders)

Box 16 of 17

RFP556-8-99: Spectrograph Dewar Support Structure for Hectospec & Hectochelle, Sep-99 (Folder 1 of 3)

Box 16 of 17

Box 17

RFP556-8-99: Spectrograph Dewar Support Structure for Hectospec & Hectochelle, Sep-99 (Folders 2-3 of 3)

Box 17 of 17

RFP560-11-00 : XRT Telescope Tube Assy for Solar-B, Nov-00 (6 folders)

Box 17 of 17

RFP563-12-01 : Cosmic Questions Traveling Exhibit, Dec-01 (7 folders)

Box 17 of 17