Can't help with your RFP technical specs., but I thought you'd like to
know that the link at the bottom of your email signature is broken.
Richard A. Mechaber, IT Manager
Basch Subscriptions, Inc.
88 N. Main St.
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
tel: (603) 229-0662
fax: (603) 226-9443
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On Behalf Of Barbara Campbell
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2006 9:00 AM
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Subject: Calling for Aerial Photography Acetate-based film duplication
Circumstances have found me with a VERY short turnaround time to put
together a SOW for the above and I'm hoping someone out there has
put one out and I can do some cutting and pasting and claim it as my
I'm mostly interested in the technical requirements that need to be
followed. Please send me any templates and/or awarded contracts you may
have. The following is our introductory paragraph:
The Bureau of Land Management has a collection of over 272 cans
B&W, negative aerial roll film on acetate base. These original
are all 9.5 inch format and approximately 180 to 200 feet in
Deterioration of the film base due to what is known as "vinegar
syndrome" is occurring in varying stages on each of these rolls.
Bureau will be duplicating their acetate roll films onto a more
stable, polyester base roll film before placing the original rolls
into cold storage for preservation. The first generation
created via this process will function as the "master" working
version of the original acetate films and will be certified as an
exact representation of same. These 40 - 50 year old rolls of
acetate film are classified as permanent, records level materials
irreplaceable. Handling of these originals needs to be minimized
done with extreme caution. Experience and proven performance with
this process will not only be critical, but mandatory for
Thank you so much, my fellow feds!
Chief, Branch of Library Services
Bureau of Land Management
PO Box 25047
Denver, CO 80225
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