Bowling Green Municipal Utilities Cuts Over New Radio Communications System With Federal Engineering Assistance

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Bowling Green Municipal Utilities Cuts Over New Radio Communications System With Federal Engineering Assistance

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, February 16, 2012 — Bowling Green Municipal Utilities (BGMU), located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, has successfully completed, system with the assistance of Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE), the upgrade of its land mobile radio. Throughout this project, FE provided a wide range of services including user needs assessments, infrastructure analysis, coverage analysis, system design, procurement assistance, and implementation support.

Mrs. Kathleen Duvall, Technical Services Supervisor for BGMU stated: “A new era in land mobile radio communications was reached on January 25, 2012 when Bowling Green Municipal Utilities transferred all of our radio users to a new 800 MHz P25 Phase 2 radio system. This state-of-the -art digital system is one of the first P25 Phase 2 systems to go live in the United States and we are excited to be on the leading edge of this new technology.” Mrs. Duvall continued: “Federal Engineering performed an outstanding job for us and carefully guided this project from start to system acceptance. We enjoyed a great working relationship with their team and we appreciate all their support and the expertise they provided throughout.”

Mr. Ronald F. Bosco, FE’s President commented: “We at Federal Engineering are proud to have been an instrumental part of the BGMU radio system upgrade. Our background with hundreds of similar programs proved invaluable to the Utility and ensured success. We congratulate BGMU on the successful completion of this very significant project.”

Federal Engineering provides a wide range of design and management services in public safety and public service involving VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz and 4.9GHz communications systems as well as other microwave bands. FE also assists in the design and implementation of E911, PSAPs, ECCs, and EOCs.

As a nationwide communications systems planning and design firm, Federal Engineering develops voice, data, and video networks for numerous firms including utilities, transportation, aerospace, energy, finance, education, publishing, and computer services. In addition to its private sector work, FE has completed over a thousand communications projects for 40 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients. FE’s certified independence ensures that clients receive objective, unbiased consulting services that are not influenced by any particular technology, product, vendor, or approach.


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