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Public Higher Education Bulletin

Western Illinois University
Bid #R002340

Invitation for Bid: WQPT-TV Transmitter

This solicitation will not be awarded
Published Tuesday June 30, 2020
This will be rebid at a later date with revised specifications.
This notice has been modified
Published Monday March 16, 2020
Addendum 1 with vendor questions and WIU responses is available for download.
First published Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Sealed bids will be accepted below until 2:00 PM, Friday March 20, 2020:
At the following address:
227 Sherman Hall
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
WQPT-TV is seeking bids for the purchase, installation, and commissioning of a UHF television transmitter for primary broadcast operations. Transmitter is located on an American Tower managed facility at 2880 N. 1100th Ave, Lynn Center, IL 61262 in Henry County, Illinois.
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference call will be held Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 10:00 AM CST. Interested bidders can call-in at 309-298-3680.

For instructions on how to obtain a comprehensive purchase description, disclosure or contract forms, contact:
Lora Lidaywa
Western Illinois University
Sherman Hall 227
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
Phone: (309) 298-1819
FAX: (309) 298-1927
Chief Procurement Officer - Ben Bagby
State Purchasing Officer - Constance Ratliff
There is no BEP goal for this procurement.
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof.
Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.
This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval.
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
  • R002340-WQPT-TVTransmitter.docx (816 KB)
  • R002340Addendum1.pdf (138 KB)
Public Opening Documents
  • R002340bidtab.pdf (89 KB)