Key Personnel:

Joe Leikhim President


Mr. Leikhim’s professional career spans over 30 years in the consulting, marketing, design, engineering, technology
deployment, integration, optimization and testing of mission critical, land mobile radio (LMR) commercial and industrial
applications such as public safety (PSMR), state and local government, utilities, emergency medical services.

Professional Background

Mr. Leikhim has been actively involved with the deployment of latest Land Mobile Radio system technologies,
throughout most of his career; he has been a member of IEEE since 1993 and has been a member of APCO since
1994. Mr. Leikhim led in the early adoption of EIA/TIA TSB-88 methodology for the specification and testing of
several 800 MHz Land
Mobile Radio systems, which were procured during the drafting of that document.

Prior to forming Leikhim and Associates in 2010, Mr. Leikhim held various leadership, engineering and technical
positions with ACD Telecom, Bearingpoint, RCC Consultants Inc., OMNICOM, and Motorola.  He has completed
rigorous professional technical and management training programs and holds an FCC GROL and NABER/CTIA
Technical Certification. Mr. Leikhim has also received DHS/FEMA Incident Command System Certifications. The
industries, in which Mr. Leikhim has specific experience, include land mobile radio, utilities, transportation,
public safety, and emergency medical services.


Raytheon – JPS ACU-1000/2000 Interoperability Matrix Training, 2009

Texas Instruments Low Power Wireless RF Development Training, 2008

Yale University - Yale School of Management, 2007

EDX Signal Pro Training, 2007

Motorola Consultants Seminar, 2007

Ericsson Consultants Seminar, 2006

Motorola ASTRO-25 Seminar, 2005

NARDA EM –RF Safety& Control Methods 2003

Project Management Training (PMBOK), 2001

HARRIS Microwave Radio Transmission Seminar, 1994

Motorola National Engineering Services

·         Intermediate, Advanced Radio Trunking.

·         ASTRO, APCO25, SmartZone,

·         Microwave system design.

·         Radio frequency propagation theory

·         Motorola Engineer in Training program.

·         Embassy Switch, Quantar Base Stations

Motorola National Service Training, 1978 to 1989.

Harper College, Palatine, Illinois, 1978

United Electronics Institute, Akron, Ohio, 1972

Allegheny Vocational-Tech., Cumberland, Maryland, 1971.


 ·         FCC GROL

·         NABER/CTIA Technical Certification

·         DHS/FEMA ICS100, ICS200, ICS700, ICS800 2008

Associations & Professional Memberships

·         IEEE – COM, EMC and ITS Societies

·         APCO

·         ARRL

·         AMSAT