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Federal Engineering to Present at the 2017 Virginia Public Safety Communications Conference and Exposition

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Federal Engineering to Present at the 2017 Virginia Public Safety Communications Conference and Exposition

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, October 9, 2017 — Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) has announced its participation in the 9th Annual Statewide APCO-NENA-Interoperability Conference, which will be held October 24 – 27, 2017 during the 2017 Virginia Public Safety Communications Conference and Exposition in Roanoke, Virginia. Several key members of FE’s senior staff, including Senior Consultant Adam Nelson and Senior Consultant Sherri Bush, have been invited to present.

FE’s President, Ronald F. Bosco commented; “Federal Engineering has a long and successful relationship with the Public Safety Communications Community in Virginia. As recognized industry experts, our highly experienced team members have proven to be invaluable resources to public safety within Virginia and across the nation. Through our work with numerous jurisdictions in the Commonwealth, we have developed insights that are unique to the region and particularly relevant. FE is proud to be invited to speak and pass on this knowledge to the Virginia chapters of NENA and APCO and their members.”

Federal Engineering will be presenting two educational sessions during the 2017 Conference:

  • Your Unique NG Readiness and Planning Needs
    • Presented by Sherri Bush
      • Thursday October 26, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM
      • Room: Crystal A/B/C
  • The Importance of Coverage Prediction in the Course of a Radio System Design
    • Presented by Adam Nelson
      • Thursday October 26, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
      • Room: Crystal D/E

More information regarding these sessions and the Conference can be found at: // and //

Ms. Sherri Bush is FE’s PSAP Technical Lead. Ms. Bush possesses extensive experience in the specification and procurement of automated systems. She is also experienced in project management, implementation support, PSAP management, facilities design, and operations management. Ms. Bush also has substantial experience in the consolidation of communications centers as well as staffing and organizational assessments. Her project management experience includes voice/data interoperability planning, ESInet and NG9-1-1 requirements definition, procurement and implementation. Sherri is a member of NENA, previously was a 2-term chapter president, and is an Emergency Number Professional (ENP). She is also a member of the E9-1- 1 Institute, the Virginia Chapter of National Association of Telecommunications Officers Advisors (VATOA), and APCO.

Mr Adam Nelson is a recognized expert in RF spectrum and coverage analysis in virtually all communications bands. He has over 20 years of experience in wireless communications, RF propagation, system capacity analysis, and licensing. In addition to his very successful project work, Mr. Nelson has been key to assisting our clients to successfully acquire radio frequencies through the RPC process in multiple regions across the country. He is frequently invited to present at industry conferences on the topics of coverage analysis and the comparison of LMR and LTE technologies.

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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