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Education & training services NAICS Code: 611 -- Educational Services/611430 -- Professional and Management Development Training This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6 and FAR 13, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. Instructions to offerors (Tailored for quotes under FAR part 13), evaluation criteria, and all applicable FAR Provisions and Clauses are attached. The solicitation number is HSCG27-16-Q-XCC207 and is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-85. This acquisition is issued on an UNRESTRICTED basis. Where Federal Acquisition Regulation clause language is inconsistent with FAR 13.004, Legal Effect of Quotations, that language is hereby tailored in accordance with FAR 12.302 to be consistent with a request for quotations. This tailoring includes, but is not limited to the following: In accordance with FAR 13.004, a quotation is not an offer, and any clause provision to the contrary is hereby modified to be consistent with FAR 13.004. Where the word "offer/offeror" or a derivative of that word appears, it is changed to "quote/quoter" or a derivative of that word. The associated NAICS code is 611430 and the small business size standard is $11 million. USCG Communications Command has a requirement to purchase: Automated High Frequency Radio Training for up to 20 people The objective of this course is to help military officers and government personnel, understand the opportunities and challenges presented by HF radio communications, and the ability of the new generations of HF radio technology to overcome the difficulties and provide reliable, economical, long-range communications. COURSE OUTLINE 1. HF: Applications and Challenges Why HF? HF Antennas and Propagation The HF Channel HF System Engineering 2. HF Automation Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) 2G ALE: MIL-STD-188-141 Linking Protection HF Data Modems: MIL-STD-188-110B and STANAG 4539 Wide band HF for data rates up to 120 kbps 2G ARQ: STANAG 5066 The HF House: NATO and Allied Standards 3. HF Networking HF LANs and WANs Channel Access and Routing Protocols Optimized HF Networking 4. 3G HF Automation: MIL-STD-188-141B and STANAG 4538 3G ALE 3G ARQ 3G Multicasting 5. HF in the Internet 6. 4G HF Automation 4G ALE (WALE) Staring ALE FAR 52.237-1 -- Site Visit (Apr 1984). Offerors or quoters are urged and expected to inspect the site where services are to be performed and to satisfy themselves regarding all general and local conditions that may affect the cost of contract performance, to the extent that the information is reasonably obtainable. In no event shall failure to inspect the site constitute grounds for a claim after contract award. Date and place of delivery and acceptance is on or about March 28, 2016 FOB Destination Delivery is to: USCG Communications Command 4720 Douglas A. Munro Rd. Chesapeake, VA. 23322 Attn: OS1 Destiny Bickford All quotes are due at USCG Base Portsmouth, VA by the Close of Business 12 February 2016. Submit quotes to the following mailing address, e-mail address, or fax number by the offer due date and time: United States Coast Guard Base Portsmouth 4000 Coast Guard Blvd Portsmouth, VA. 23703 Attn: SKC Mat Malo E-Mail Address: Fax Number: (757) 483-8623 (Attn: Contracting Officer) Any and all questions regarding this solicitation shall be submitted in writing to the Contract Specialist at no later than 11 February 2016, 4:00PM Eastern Time or the question may not be answered. Contracting Office Address: 4000 Coast Guard Boulevard Portsmouth, Virginia 23704-2199 United States Place of Performance: USCG Communications Command 4720 Douglas A. Munro Rd. Chesapeake, Virginia 23322 United States Primary Point of Contact.: Mathew A. Malo Phone: 757-295-2227 Fax: 757-483-8623 Secondary Point of Contact: Angel L. Pol, Contracting Specialist Phone: (757) 483-8541 Fax: (757) 483-8623