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Twin Falls Awards Federal Engineering Contract for Public Safety Radio Procurement Assistance

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Twin Falls Awards Federal Engineering Contract for Public Safety Radio Procurement Assistance

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, December 17, 2018 — The City of Twin Falls, Idaho has awarded Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) a contract to provide technical support and guidance for the upgrade of the City’s 450 MHz radio system.

Ms. Kathy Markus, Project Manager for Twin Falls, said: “This project is a major investment for our City and we want to make sure we are getting the right system. We selected Federal Engineering because of the firm’s background, experience, and reputation in the industry. We are pleased to have them on our team as we move forward with system procurement activities.

Mr. Ronald F. Bosco, FE’s President and CEO, provided an overview: “Federal Engineering will apply our experience with billions of dollars in radio systems procurements to this project. We will actively participate in the entire procurement cycle from a review of the City’s RFP through the selection of a vendor. FE will assist the City with the review of vendor proposals. We will generate requests for proposal clarifications and assist the City in developing and applying scoring criteria. FE will participate in proposal evaluation meetings with the City to assist with evaluations. We will also develop a compliance/evaluation memorandum for each vendor proposal. Because of our vendor independence, we will serve as the City’s trusted advisor on an ongoing basis.”

Federal Engineering is a leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for NG911, PSAPs, ECCs, and EOCs. These services complement FE’s wide range of consulting services in public safety and public service communications 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 in anticipation of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network. 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 particular technology, product, vendor, or approach.


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