Federal Engineering Selected by Yadkin County for Public Safety Mobile Radio Upgrade Support

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Federal Engineering Selected by Yadkin County for Public Safety Mobile Radio Upgrade Support

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, October 1, 2014 — Yadkin County, NC has awarded Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) a contract to provide telecommunications and technology consulting for the upgrade of the County’s public safety mobile communications. FE will take this project from initial planning through installation and commissioning.

Mr. Ronald F. Bosco, FE’s President, said: FE will provide the following services to the County:

  1. Information Review
    • Existing system documentation
    • Previous consultant reports
    • User needs and system performance
  2. System Recommendations
    • Coverage assessment
    • FCC license data assimilation
    • Conceptual system and coverage Design
  1. VHF Network Procurement Support
    • RFP specification development
    • Evaluation criteria and worksheets generation
    • Vendor proposals evaluations
    • Contract negotiations support
  2. Implementation Support
    • Vendor design reviews
    • Project management support
    • Independent punch list maintenance and resolution tracking
    • Acceptance testing and independent validation and verification”

Ms. Lisa Hughes, Yadkin County Interim County Manager stated: “We selected Federal Engineering because of the firm’s reputation in the industry and demonstrated experience in all the requisite technologies. FE has successfully completed many projects in North Carolina and they understand our unique needs and circumstances. They have an excellent reputation as evident by the comments from other counties in North Carolina.”

Federal Engineering provides a wide range of design and management services in public safety and public service communications involving LTE as well as traditional VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz and 4.9GHz mobile radio systems. FE also assists in the design and implementation of NG9- 1-1, PSAPs, ECCs, and EOCs. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of communications projects for 40 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients. Most recently, FE has expanded its service offerings to support FirstNet planning in anticipation of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.

In addition to its public sector work, Federal Engineering provides design and implementation support services for voice, data, and video networks used in the transportation, utilities, aerospace, finance, education, publishing, and computer services industries. 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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