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Simi Valley Awards Federal Engineering Contract for Radio Consulting Services

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Simi Valley Awards Federal Engineering Contract for Radio Consulting Services

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, December 13, 2021 – City of Simi Valley, California has awarded Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) a contract to assist with the upgrade of the City’s public safety mobile radio system including the development of specifications and support of the system procurement.

Mr. Rajit Jhaver, FE director summarized the project: “Federal Engineering will serve as the City’s trusted advisor and expert in helping Simi Valley with the migration from their aging land mobile radio system to a new system that meets the City’s technical and operational needs. In addition to technical support, FE will assist the City with a competitive procurement of a system to meet the City’s needs.”

Mr. Jhaver continued: “FE has been serving clients in California for over 20 years and we understand the distinctive conditions of the State’s regions and geographical terrain. Partnering with the City, we will perform the following tasks:

  • Review the existing system documentation
  • Conduct user interviews and focus groups
  • Perform site surveys and existing system evaluation
  • Model existing radio coverage
  • Conduct FETeamCoverageTM workshop
  • Deliver needs assessment and recommendations report
  • Develop technical specifications
  • Support the procurement process
  • Assist with proposal evaluations

By applying our proven methodologies, we are confident we will deliver a solution that meets the City’s needs and is both practical and affordable.”

Federal Engineering is a leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for public safety and public service communications involving traditional VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, and 4.9GHz mobile radio systems as well as LTE and CBRS. These services complement FE’s wide range of dispatch center consulting services in NG911, PSAPs, RTTCs, ECCs, and EOCs. FE’s cybersecurity practice helps our clients defend against today’s complex and ever-changing threat landscape. FE also serves as trusted advisors to assist clients in understanding emerging services such as FirstNet and the impacts on their current and future plans. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of communications projects for 46 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients.

In addition to its public sector work, Federal Engineering provides design and implementation support services for voice, data, and video networks used in the transportation, utilities, aerospace, finance, education, publishing, and computer services industries. FE’s certified independence ensures that clients receive objective, unbiased consulting services that are not influenced by any technology, product, vendor, or approach.


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