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Public Higher Education Bulletin

University of Illinois Springfield
Bid #JM3517
Invitation for Bid: Transmitter Replacement for WUIS Tower
Award Info Published Tuesday December 20, 2016
Awarded to:
Vendor: Nautel Maine, Inc., Bangor, ME
Amount: $130,487
Terms:  One-time transaction
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 0
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Aaron M. Finder.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Monday, November 28, 2016
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Thursday December 15, 2016:

Purchasing Department
BSB 106
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703-5407

The University of Illinois Springfield WUIS Radio Station is seeking vendors to supply transmitter equipment for WUIS which will be housed in the building and tower located in Mechanicsburg, Illinois. The building is located next to the existing tower. The radio station infrastructure and equipment has reached the end of its useful life and requires replacement based on the contract resulting from this bid.

For additional information, contact:
Jill Menezes
BSB 106
One University Plaza
Springfield, IL 62703
Phone: (217) 206-6651
FAX: (217) 206-6607
State Purchasing Officer - Aaron M. Finder
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. Solicitation documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. There is no BEP goal for this procurement. The contract(s) for this solicitation could exceed $50,000 annually.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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Specification Documents
  • JM3517TransmitterReplacement.pdf (309 KB)
Other Public Documents
  • Addendum1JM3517.pdf (68 KB)
  • JM3517BidTabSheet.pdf (35 KB)