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Federal Engineering to Participate in the 2018 Virginia NENA-APCO Spring Conference

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Federal Engineering to Participate in the 2018 Virginia NENA-APCO Spring Conference

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, April 16, 2018 — Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) has been invited to present at the 2018 Virginia NENA-APCO Spring Conference which will be held this year on May 9-11, 2018 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

FE’s President and CEO, Ronald F. Bosco commented; “Federal Engineering is proud to continue its long and successful relationship with the Public Safety Communications Community in Virginia. Through our PSAP and land mobile radio consulting with numerous jurisdictions in the Commonwealth, we have developed insights that are unique to the region and particularly relevant to public safety in Virginia. Our team members, as recognized industry experts, have proven to be valuable resources to public safety within Virginia and throughout the nation. FE is pleased to be invited, once again, to speak at this premier event for public safety communications officials in Virginia.”

Federal Engineering’s senior staff will be presenting in four of the educational sessions to be held at the conference:

  • What You Need to Know in Procuring CAD/MDS/RMS o
    • Presented by Sherri Bush, ENP
    • Thursday May 10, 2018 at 10:15 AM
  • Use GIS Data to Optimize your System’s Coverage
    • Presented by Adam Nelson
    • Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 2:15 PM
  • Radio 101 for the PSAP Manager
    • Presented by Neil Horden
    • Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 2:15 PM
  • Not Your Grandpa’s Logging System
    • Presented by Sherri Bush, ENP
    • Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Mrs. Sherri Bush and Messrs. Adam Nelson and Neil Horden, have presented often at local and national conferences including previous Virginia NENA-APCO conferences, APCO International conferences, NENA national conferences and other venues. Mrs. Bush, FE’s PSAP Technical Lead, brings over 25 years of experience in public safety and has extensive experience in the specification and procurement of public safety systems. Mr. Nelson, FE’s propagation, licensing, and GIS subject matter expert, brings over 20 years of experience with a thorough knowledge of radio coverage prediction, modeling, and testing. Mr. Horden, FE’s Chief Consultant, has over 35 years of experience in wireless communications spanning public safety, commercial, and industrial markets and diverse technologies including land mobile, broadcast, cellular, and broadband.

The NENA/APCO Spring Conference is one of two premier events for Virginia public safety communications officials held each year. Starting May 9, the Virginia NENA/APCO Spring Conference offers educational sessions, committee meetings, and special events. It provides attendees with the tools, strategies, techniques, and know-how to help them perform at the highest possible level.

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Federal Engineering is the leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for public safety and public service communications. FE provides consulting services involving LTE as well as traditional VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz and 4.9 GHz mobile radio systems. FE also supports FirstNet planning for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of projects for 46 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients.

Federal Engineering, Inc., recently added the L.R. Kimball public safety communications consulting practice to the firm. FE now offers the services of a worldwide leader in public safety answering point (PSAP) consulting. With FE/Kimball, jurisdictions can rely upon one firm for virtually all of their consulting needs in E9-1-1, NG9­1­1, PSAPs, Emergency Call Centers, and Emergency Operations Centers as well as land mobile radio voice, wireless data, broadband, backhaul, and emerging LTE mobile communications systems.


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