Public Safety Mobile Radio

First responders rely upon PSMR networks for mission critical voice communications.

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FE consultants are recognized specialists in public safety mobile radio technologies.

FE is an independent, nationwide consulting firm specializing in the planning, design and implementation of state-of-the-art communications systems. We have been assisting federal, state and local governments since 1983, consistently exceeding our clients’ expectations. Because we are not affiliated with equipment manufacturers or service providers, our designs are not biased toward any particular vendor, technology, product or approach.

Our public safety specialists have worked on virtually every type of system and in hundreds of situations.  Many are former first responders, dispatchers and public safety officials and thereby understand your operational needs. These experts will craft the most cost-effective solution for your jurisdiction that can be implemented at a minimum of risk.

FE has developed a robust toolset proven over numerous projects.

FEPerformancePro™, our comprehensive network design toolset, is composed of:

  • FECoverage™ – complete coverage analysis tool
  • FEMapper™ – high-resolution mapping tool
  • FENetCap™ – reliable network capacity analysis tool
  • FEMitigate™ – system-wide interference analysis tool
  • FECostPro™ – a quantitative analysis resource for high-level budgeting

FEClientNet™, our secure, web-based resource provides timely exchange of information between FE consultants and our clients.

FE’s services are available for all phases of your system’s lifecycle from needs assessment and strategic planning through independent validation and verification of installed systems.

Technology Expertise

Public safety radio technologies

  • P25 standards-based systems
  • TETRA standards-based systems

Diverse systems

  • Analog and digital
  • Conventional and trunked
  • DES and AES encryption
  • IMBE and AMBE vocoders
  • Mobile data over-the-air protocols
  • Integrated voice and data
  • Fire station alerting

All two-way radio frequency bands

  • Low band
  • VHF
  • UHF
  • 700 MHz
  • 800 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 4.9 GHz

All manufacturers’ equipment

  • BK Technologies
  • Codan
  • EF Johnson
  • Harris
  • Kenwood
  • Motorola
  • Tait
  • Other manufacturers

Broadband and backhaul systems

  • Microwave
  • Optical fiber
  • T-carrier
  • MPLS
  • Connection-Oriented Ethernet

Broadband radio technologies

  • 4G/LTE
  • Wi-Fi
  • 5G