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Congressman David Price Views Demonstration of FDHV’s Nondestructive Technology to Assess USACE Dams

FDH Velocitel was recently awarded a five-year, $10M contract for architectural and engineering services to complete testing of tension in Tainter gate trunnion girder anchor rods on USACE-owned and managed dams nationwide. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Louisville District (Louisville, KY) is the contracting entity. Congressman David Price […] Read More

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SiteSafe’s Klaus Bender Reports on Recent LMCC Initiatives

SiteSafe principal engineer Klaus Bender, PE, contributed an article to Mission Critical Magazine on the results of the recent annual meeting of the Land Mobile Communications Council (LMCC). Bender, a member of the Mission Critical Communications editorial advisory board, attended the LMCC meeting as a guest of a frequency coordinator […] Read More

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Broadcast facilities may need changes after FCC spectrum auction

In the February 2016 issue of AGL Magazine, Don Doty, regulatory compliance advisor for FDH Velocitel, discusses how broadcasters can prepare for the changes that may result to their facilities following the upcoming Federal Communications Commission 101 reverse auction for full power and Class A TV broadcast stations. Doty advises […] Read More

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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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