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Read the latest about what’s going on at FDH and relevant industry news.

FDHV Research Engineer Wins Gold Scholarship

Congratulations to Brandon Compton, PE, a research engineer III in FDH Velocitel’s R&D group! Compton was recently awarded a College of Business Gold Graduate Student Scholarship by East Carolina University to pursue a Master of Business Administration. The prestigious, merit-based Gold Scholarship provides $12,000 (or $3,000/semester) for new students who […] Read More

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FDH Velocitel Evaluates South Carolina Bridges Affected by Flooding

In response to an emergency request from the South Carolina Department of Transportation, FDH Velocitel’s heavy civil division (HVC) has mobilized a field crew to the state to evaluate at least 4 bridges along I-95 affected by recent flooding. On October 4, SCDOT closed nearly a 70-mile stretch of I-95 […] Read More

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New Mobile Software Improves Climber Safety

In a recent article for RCR Wireless, FDH Velocitel CEO Kevin Hostetler announced the company is preparing to implement a new mobile software application that will improve the way safety checklists are documented in the field. The smartphone software allows climbing crews to quickly assemble and document the pertinent data, […] Read More

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Doty Appointed to NWSA Board of Governors

Don Doty, vice president of operations for FDH Velocitel, was recently appointed to the inaugural Board of Governors for the National Wireless Safety Alliance. NWSA is a national non-profit assessment and certification organization that has been developed to improve the safety skills and training of the professionals who work on […] Read More

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Chairman Jim Estes Discusses Infrastructure Spending Trends

FDH Velocitel Chairman Jim Estes spoke with RCR Wireless about the current shift in infrastructure spending between carriers and tower companies, given opportunities in the small cell and distributed antenna system (DAS) market. Read more.

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SiteSafe’s Matt Butcher Discusses RF Compliance for AGL Magazine

Matt Butcher, PE, vice president of engineering for SiteSafe (a business of FDH Velocitel), recently discussed how the wireless industry is achieving RF exposure compliance in light of regulatory changes and technology innovations in the RF environment. The article, titled “RF Compliance, Monitoring and Management Are in Flux,” appears in […] Read More

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Seen & Noted: Velocitel on AGL-mag.com

News of our recent business travels fast. Velocitel received a mention this week in the Above Ground Level newsletter. You can read the article here: “Velocitel Gears Up for More Collos With Purchases of FDH, Stainless”

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NATE Honors Doty and Reski

As part of their annual convention, NATE Unite, the National Association of Tower Erectors has honored Don Doty and Kevin Reski with industry service awards. Don Doty, VP of operations for wireless network services company Velocitel, was presented with the Bill Carlson Lifetime Service Award. Doty has long been associated […] Read More

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FDH Velocitel Acquires Assets of Structural Engineering Firm Stainless, LLC

Northbrook, IL, February 24, 2015: FDH Velocitel, a leading infrastructure engineering and construction services company, has acquired the assets of Stainless, LLC, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected broadcast tower structural engineering firms. The acquisition includes an engineering team, CAD craftsmen, broadcast tower construction crews, and a library […] Read More

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Velocitel Acquires Assets of FDH

Northbrook, IL, February 13, 2015: Velocitel, Inc. (“Velocitel”), a wireless network services company, has acquired the assets of FDH, a multidisciplinary engineering, investigation and construction company. “This acquisition expands the footprint of Velocitel into new areas that are part of our growth strategy. FDH is one of the most respected […] Read More

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