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Federal Engineering to Present at the 2017 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE)

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Federal Engineering to Present at the 2017 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE)

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, March 6, 2017 — Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) has announced its participation in the 2017 International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE), which will be held March 27-31, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas NV. FE will be presenting seven topics at the IWCE College of Technology and during the conference.

“Federal Engineering is delighted to be invited back to participate in the 40th anniversary IWCE conference. We are proud to continue our support of our clients and the greater public safety communications community through our participation in IWCE, the premiere exposition for the wireless communications industry. FE’s highly experienced subject matter experts are recognized in the industry and their skills have proven to be invaluable in numerous engagements.” said FE’s President, Ronald F. Bosco.

Federal Engineering will be participating in the following educational sessions to be presented during the IWCE 2017 conference.

  • What is NG9-1-1?
    • Presented by RD Porter, Monday, March 27, 2017: 8:30 AM
  • Pick Me! Choosing the Right Technology for Your Project
    • Presented by Brad Barber and Neil Horden, Monday, March 27, 2017: 11:45 AM
  • Standards for a Shared Statewide P25 System
    • Presented by Neil Horden, Monday, March 27, 2017: 1:30 PM
  • Upgrading PSAP Technology: An Introduction to NG9-1-1
    • Presented by Richard Polehonka, Wednesday, March 29, 2017: 11:30 AM
  • Financial Realities of Private LMR vs. PTT and MCPTT
    • Presented by Neil Horden, Thursday, March 30, 2017: 2:00 PM
  • System Procurement and Negotiations
    • Presented by Neil Horden, Friday, March 31, 2017: 8:15 AM
  • New Ways to Test and Predict Coverage
    • Presented by Adam Nelson, Friday, March 31, 2017: 11:15 AM

About Federal Engineering staff: FE personnel present often at local and national conferences, including the International Wireless Communications Expos, APCO International conferences, NENA conferences and other industry events. Mr. Neil Horden, Chief Consultant, has over 30 years of experience in wireless communications spanning public safety, commercial, and industrial markets and diverse technologies including land mobile, broadcast, cellular, and broadband. Mr. Richard Polehonka, Vice President, has over 35 years of experience in public safety communications management, public safety project management, and police operations. Brad Barber, Director, has over 30 years of communication system design, system management, and consulting experience in the public safety and utility markets. RD Porter, Senior Consultant, has over 35 years of experience in telecommunications and consulting across a wide range of Public Safety related technologies, including; CAD, MCT/MDT, NG-91-1, and ACD phone systems. Adam Nelson, Senior Consultant, has been involved in radio coverage prediction, testing, and verification for the past 17 years, and currently manages FE’s Spectrum Center of ExcellenceTM.

About IWCE:. The International Wireless Communications Expo is the premier annual event for communications technology professionals. IWCE features over 380 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and trends in the industry. Over 7,000 individuals attend from a diverse group of industry professionals including government/military, public safety, utility, transportation, and business enterprise.

About Federal Engineering: 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 4.9GHz 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, NG9-1-1, 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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