Agenda Item No. V. A. 1.
Washburn University Board of Regents
SUBJECT: Digital Television STL Microwave System for KTWU
KTWU is requesting approval to purchase a digital television STL (studio transmitter link) microwave system. The STL microwave system will transmit both current analog system and a digital television signal to the KTWU transmitter site at 301 SW Wanamaker Road. The equipment is needed for digital television requirements.Proposals were submitted from the following vendors: Vendor Total Amount Microwave Radio Communications $89,250.00
The following vendors submitted proposals but did not include a required bid bond:
Heartland Video Systems, Inc.
Funding for the STL microwave system will be from the following:
State of Kansas DTV Bonds, Federal Grant (Public Telecommunications Facilities Program) for DTV, and local funds from capital campaign fundraising.
President Farley recommends approval to award a contract to Microwave Radio Communications for $89,250.00.
(date) Jerry B. Farley, President