80AFRC20SS020 – Sources Sought – Concept of Operations for a Best Source Selector

Aug 7, 2020 | Sources Sought

NASA/Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) is hereby soliciting information from potential sources for a Concept of Operations for a Best Source Selector (BSS) to be installed at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) Dryden Aeronautical Test Range (DATR) Aeronautical Tracking Facility (ATF).  The BSS source will take in multiple telemetered Radio Frequency (RF) Data sources and provide the best source as an output to be used by other Range hardware as an input.  

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) AFRC is seeking capability statements from all interested parties, including all socioeconomic categories of Small Businesses and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)/Minority Institutions (MI), for the purposes of determining the appropriate level of competition and/or small business subcontracting goals for Aeronautical Tracking Facility (AFT) Best Soruce Selector Concept of Operations.   The Government reserves the right to consider a Small, 8(a), Women-owned (WOSB), Service Disabled Veteran (SD-VOSB), Economically Disadvantaged Women-owned Small Business (EDWOSB) or HUBZone business set-aside based on responses received.

This notice includes the draft statement of work to solicit responses from interested parties.  This document is for information and planning purposes and to allow industry the opportunity to verify reasonableness and feasibility of the requirement, as well as promote competition. 

No solicitation exists; therefore, do not request a copy of the solicitation. If a solicitation is released, it will be synopsized on beta.SAM.gov.  Interested firms are responsible for monitoring these sites for the release of any solicitation or synopsis.

Vendors having the capabilities necessary to meet or exceed the stated requirements are invited to submit appropriate documentation, literature, brochures, and references.

All responses shall be submitted electronically via email to Rosalia Toberman rosalia.toberman-1@nasa.gov and Gail Anton gail.t.anton@nasa.gov no later than August 24, 2020 at 12:00 PDT.  Please reference 80AFRC20SS020 in any response. 


This synopsis is for information and planning purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government nor will the Government pay for information solicited.  Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation.  Respondents deemed fully qualified will be considered in any resultant solicitation for the requirement. 

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