Agenda Item No. V. A. 5.
Washburn University Board of Regents
SUBJECT: Digital Television Antenna for KTWU
KTWU is requesting approval to purchase a digital television antenna system. The system consists of a DTV antenna, custom mount and pattern optimization study, transmission line and dehydrator.
The following proposals were received:
Vendor Total Amount
Dielectric Communications $180,724.00
Andrew Corporation $195,428.25
RFA Broadcast (Non-responsive proposal,
Failed to submit bid bond with proposal)
Funding for the Digital Television Antenna will be from the following:
State of Kansas DTV Bonds (made available in July 2001) 50% of purchase price.
Federal Grant (PTFP) for DTV (allocated in September 2001) 40% of purchase price.
Local Funds from DTV capital campaign fundraising 10% of purchase price.
President Farley recommends approval to award a contract to Dielectric Communications for $180,724.00.
(date) Jerry B. Farley, President