FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, November 14, 2012 — Hanover County, VA has selected Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) to provide consulting services for public safety and private sector communications systems and solutions throughout the County.
Ronald F. Bosco, FE’s President, described the contract: “Hanover County has awarded Federal Engineering a term contract to review future plans and developments in the County as related to communication towers and communication systems. Services will include technical support for the operation, maintenance, design, and upgrade of the County’s Public Agency/Public Safety Communications Systems. FE will support entire project lifecycles from the initial needs assessment phase through installation and commissioning. This support will be provided on an as needed basis for project studies anywhere within Hanover or those jurisdictions receiving communications services from Hanover County. In addition, communication tower co-location applications will be reviewed including conditional use permit applications, Comprehensive Plan Amendment applications, site and plans.”
Mr. Curt J. Shaffer, Director of Emergency Communications for Hanover County stated: “Federal Engineering was selected as a result of their superior proposal and the firm’s experience in the Commonwealth of Virginia. FE has been supporting first responders for almost 30 years. More specifically, they have successfully completed public safety communications projects throughout our region and understand our unique needs and circumstances. We are looking forward to working with FE’s over the next five years.”
Federal Engineering provides a wide range of design and management services in public safety and public service 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 E911, PSAPs, ECCs, and EOCs.
As a nationwide communications systems planning and design firm, Federal Engineering develops voice, data, and video networks for numerous firms including utilities, transportation, aerospace, energy, finance, education, publishing, and computer services. In addition to its private sector work, FE has completed over a thousand communications projects for 40 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients. FE’s certified independence ensures that clients receive objective, unbiased consulting services that are not influenced by any particular technology, product, vendor, or approach.