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27 - CORRELATOR AND BEAMFORMER LOW(CBF LOW) Qualification notice
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Last date for application 11/5/2021 (23:59:59 CET), the notice is published between 10/25/2021 and 11/5/2021.
SKAO (the Client) is looking to qualify an already identified Australian Contractor who has the relevant capability required for designing and implementing a correlator and beamforner system for radio astronomy telescopes. This work package is only available for Contractors based in Australia.
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26 - Central Signal Processing (CSP) - Low Qualification notice

Last date for application 10/29/2021 (23:59:59 CET), the notice is published between 10/18/2021 and 10/29/2021.
The SKAO (the Client) is looking to pre-qualify an already identified sole source Consultant from the Netherlands who has the relevant capability required for implementing and integrating a Central Signal Processing (CSP) system for radio astronomy telescopes. The CSP LOW is the CSP for the SKA1 Low Telescope. The CSP LOW system is responsible for receiving data from the stations of the LFAA, generating visibility spectra, generating VLBI tied-array voltage beams, performing Pulsar Search and Pulsar Timing processing in real-time, and forwarding the resulting data to the Science Data Processor (SDP) LOW. The CSP LOW accepts commands and various metadata from, and sends status and other information and metadata to the Telescope Monitoring and Control (TMC).
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24 - LOW Power and Signal Distribution Market survey notice

Preliminary publication of specification is 11/26/2021,
The SKAO will procure, in accordance with the SKAO Procurement Policy and Procedures, a Low Power and Signal Distribution Supply Contract from an Australian Supplier via a competitive tender process run by the SKAO within Australia. See the summary of requirements below: ● Complete design development of the PaSD system—progressing it from a functional prototype (reference design) to an industrialised design. ● Supply of the SmartBox, including integrated CFE, in required quantity; ● Supply of the Field Node Distribution Hub in the required quantity; ● Supply of the FN breakout Cable and the Power Supply Cable Assembly in required quantities; ● Undertake integration of all sub-systems/components, including CFE, and verify the SMARTBox and FNDH against requirements (TBI); ● Ship required the quantity of integrated units to the Murchison Radio Observatory (MRO) to be received by SKAO’s agents. Market Survey R2: Changes: - Technical Description - Pre-Qualification Criteria - Tender Evaluation Criteria - ILO Contact Details Additions: - Industry Briefing - Opportunities for Tier 2 & 3 Supply
153 days left

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25 - Low Antenna Assembly SC Market survey notice

Preliminary publication of specification is 11/8/2021,
The SKAO will procure, in accordance with the SKAO Procurement Policy and Procedures, one time critical Supply Contract (SC) from an Italian Supplier via a competitive tender process run by the SKAO within Italy. As part of the SKAO’s funding agreements, it is a condition of this contract that approximately 43% of its value is subcontracted to a UK vendor. Contact between prospective Italian and UK contractors will be facilitated by the Italian and UK Industrial Liaison Officers. The Antenna scope of work is: - Undertake Design for Manufacture of the Low Antenna Assembly integrated with the Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) and cable. - Qualify production designs and complete Production Readiness Review (PRR), in accordance with the SKA Quality Assurance standards - Undertake Low Antenna Assembly manufacture in required quantity - Undertake Factory Acceptance testing (FAT) and Support Site Acceptance Testing (SAT) in accordance with the SKA Quality Assurance standards - Ship required quantity of units to deployment location (TBC, transport costs could be considered by the SKAO in another WP) - Report to SKAO or its delegates. On the 20th of October 2021 at 09h00 BST SKAO will hold an Industry Event with the aim of providing more information about SKAO and the Low Antenna Assembly competitive tender. As long as you have registered your interest in the Market Survey on the SKAO Procurement Portal by the 19th of October at 12h00 BST using the guidance in “Submission Deadline”, you will be sent a meeting invitation via Zoom. Market Survey R2: 1. The amount of antennas has changed from 130,000 antennas to 131,072. 2. The MS deadline has been extended to Friday 05/11. The pre-qualification process starts Monday 08/11. 3. Section 6.2 (Industry event) has been added and the date of this event has been added to the indicative timetable. 4. The UK ILO's details have been added to sections 6.2 & 6.3. 5. The subcontracted percentage has been changed from approximately 40% to approximately 43% (This change has also been made to the Portal). Market Survey R3: 1. The date of the Industry Event has been changed to 20/10. 2. The email address for the Italian ILO has been updated. Market Survey R4: 1. UK reference removed from section 7.1 Proposed Contract Terms.
150 days left

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