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Wisconsin Selects Federal Engineering for Statewide Radio Network Consulting Services

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Wisconsin Selects Federal Engineering for Statewide Radio Network Consulting Services

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, November 16, 2020 — The State of Wisconsin has selected Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) to provide Statewide Radio Network Consulting Services which will include assistance with the development of requirements and specifications to be used in an RFP for the next iteration of Wisconsin Interoperable System for Communications (WISCOM).

Mr. Rajit Jhaver, FE Director said: Federal Engineering has provided radio consulting services to the State of Wisconsin for almost two decades and we are proud that the State has selected us, once again, for this important project. FE has successfully completed more statewide radio projects than any other firm in the country and we will bring that knowledge and experience to Wisconsin to deliver a successful project.”

Mr. Erik Viel, the State Project Manager described the project: “The primary services to be delivered by FE will include:

  • Conduct interviews and focus groups with State system users to review needs and validate previously identified requirements
  • Provide technical expertise to assist the State with developing, drafting, and refining of the System specifications and requirements for an RFP
  • Provide subject matter expertise to assist the State and the evaluation committee during the procurement process including responding to vendors’ questions and vendor proposal evaluations
  • Provide an analysis of the draft and final vendor contract

We may rely upon Federal Engineering for other services as the WISCOM project evolves.”

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. These services complement FE’s wide range of 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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