L&W selected by LCEC for LMR project

Published on
Sep 2, 2022
Written by
Joey Rychetsky
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Joey Rychetsky

Chief Operating Officer

Lockard & White Selected by Lee County Electric Cooperative for Land Mobile Radio Project

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – 3/16/2022

Lockard & White (L&W), a leading provider of network and telecommunications engineering services to critical infrastructure providers, has been selected by Lee County Electric Cooperative (LCEC) to provide consulting engineering services and develop a formal business case for replacement of its land mobile radio (LMR) system. The report will detail LCEC’s needs, solutions available in the market today, and how a new solution can support its users. LCEC currently employs a multi-site conventional VHF system with vehicle telemetry monitoring (AVL), providing two-way communication coverage for field operations crews that require real time communication to complete their work tasks safely and efficiently.

“The current VHF conventional system has fulfilled a critical need for the company for decades, but the current equipment, technology, and its limitations have reached end of life. Faced with the need to explore solutions, LCEC selected L&W based on its depth of experience and successful track record in the industry,” says Aaron Egler, Supervisor II of Communications Services, LCEC.

“It is a privilege to be selected by LCEC and to work with their team to modernize its LMR system to benefit all company users.”
-Jeremy Brandt, Director of Engineering Services for Lockard & White

In addition to an evaluation of the existing LMR system and alternatives, the business case will include a budgetary cost estimate to implement the replacement solution, as well as a roadmap and timeline for the recommendations to be implemented.

About Lockard & White

Lockard & White is a professional engineering firm providing the highest quality telecommunications system services in all phases of telecommunications, including planning, design, engineering, implementation, project management, training, licensing, and system management. Lockard & White provides innovative telecommunications solutions by leveraging the collective experience and intellectual resources of the world's best engineers, planners, and project managers.

About LCEC

As Southwest Florida’s Electric Cooperative, LCEC provides reliable, cost-competitive electricity to customers throughout the region. The LCEC values are deep-rooted in the community and focus on safety, quality customer service, integrity, diversity, respect, teamwork, accountability, and stewardship.