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Public Safety Radio Comm. Equip.    
Contract#:  02702   Replaces: 03599, 08497     
This contract is being rebid. It will be bid in two phases. Phase One (contract 06913) will include all radios and accessories. Phase Two (contract 05715) will include support equipment. Those Awarded Contractors on the new contracts are required to begin offering products and services under their new contract when their Master Agremeent is fully executed.

This State Contract #02702 has two parts: Phase 1 is designed to expand a current system. Customers should consider sole source factors for purchases off of Phase 1. Customers cannot change manufacturers, must purchase from the manufacturer that has an installed base of equipment with the customer. Partial upgrades, improvements, additions, repairs to an imbedded systems are allowable purchases under this phase. Phase 2 is designed for total system replacement or improvements on current system (competitively bid)

Phase 1: Public safety communication equipment and support services for currently installed systems.
Purchases for an installed base of equipment that only one vendor can replace; sole source justification needed for purchases;
not competitively bid; negotiated pricing; cannot purchase entire turnkey systems. Customers must check with local laws governing sole source, special market conditions before using the Phase 1 contract. For Phase 1, the contract pricing will be the percentage discount off the manufacturer’s most current price list used to establish a selling price for parts and equipment. The manufacturer shall provide a fixed price for associated support services.

Phase 2: New Communication Systems and Equipment: This phase was competitively bid meeting the most strigent standards. It was not designed with federal requirements in mind; only member states were envisioned to use this contract and political subdivisions within each participating state. A customer can purchase one item, several items to replace equipment or purchase an en