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Washoe County Awards Federal Engineering a Multiyear Implementation Support Contract

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Washoe County Awards Federal Engineering a Multiyear Implementation Support Contract

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, October 22, 2018 — Washoe County, Nevada has awarded Federal Engineering (FE) a multiyear contract to provide project management and technical support for the implementation the new Nevada Shared Radio System (NSRS).

In announcing the contract, Mr. Quinn Korbulic, Washoe County Project Manager, said: “Federal Engineering has done an outstanding job getting our project to this point. They completed a needs assessment, developed system alternatives, participated in the procurement process, and assisted us with contract negotiations with the selected radio system vendor. We believe their participation in the implementation phase of this project will prove invaluable in obtaining a system that meets our needs.”

Mr. Chuck Hnot, FE Vice President, provided an overview of this project: “FE will apply our experience with billions of dollars in radio systems implementations. Over the next few years, we will perform the following tasks:

  • Provide project management
  • Participate in preliminary and final design reviews
  • Observe factory testing, equipment delivery and equipment staging
  • Inspect equipment installation
  • Observe coverage and system testing
  • Manage system acceptance and cutover
  • Review delivered documentation and vendor training program
  • Assist with old equipment decommissioning
  • Conduct project closeout

We share Washoe County’s enthusiasm and look forward to a successful conclusion to this important project.”

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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