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Federal Engineering to Present at the 2018 Virginia Public Safety Communications Conference and Exposition

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Federal Engineering to Present at the 2018 Virginia Public Safety Communications Conference and Exposition

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, October 1, 2018 — Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) has announced the invitation of Chief Consultant, Neil Horden to present at the 10th Annual Statewide APCO-NENA Interoperability Conference, which will be held October 24 to October 26, 2018, during the 2018 Virginia Public Safety Communications Conference and Exposition in Roanoke, Virginia.

FE’s President, Ronald F. Bosco commented; “Federal Engineering is proud of its longstanding and successful relationship with the Public Safety Communications Community in Virginia. Our highly experienced team members are 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.”

FE’s Chief Consultant, Neil Horden will be presenting a session entitled Project Lifecycle Management on Friday October 26 at 9:45 am. This session will address one of the most difficult points in the lifecycle of a system. Aging equipment, technology obsolescence, and limited parts availability often drive the need to replace a system that, to the end-users, appears to be working well. This interactive session discusses the insights from recent projects and best practices for dealing with the many issues involved in this often-overlooked phase of the system lifecycle.

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Mr. Neil Horden serves as the Chief Consultant of Federal Engineering’s consulting practice. Neil is a 35-year veteran of the wireless communications industry and began his career with Federal Engineering in 2004. Mr. Horden is a member of NENA, and a board member of the NG9-1-1 Institute. He is also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the Radio Club of America (RCA), and of APCO, serving on their Commercial Advisory Council. Mr. Horden serves on MissionCritical Communications magazine’s editorial advisory board. He presents regularly at NENA and APCO national and regional conferences, as well as the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE).

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.

With FE’s addition of the L.R. Kimball public safety communications consulting practice, jurisdictions can rely upon one firm for 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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