George Kizer began his microwave radio career in the U.S. Air Force.
He was a communications officer leading a Scope Creek team of senior Air Force technicians around the world evaluating Department of Defense (DoD) fixed point-to-point microwave radio communication links.
After his service in the Air Force, he joined the DoD as a civil servant and became the microwave radio systems engineer for the Digital European Backbone, the first DoD digital microwave radio system.
George later worked for Alcatel-Lucent, Alcatel USA, Collins Transmission Systems Division of Rockwell International and Collins Radio Company.
While at Rockwell and Alcatel, George served as Systems Engineer (primarily overseas microwave projects), Program Manager (various long-haul and turn-key microwave projects), and Product Manager of network management and fixed point-to-point microwave radio products.
authored the books Digital Microwave Communication, Microwave Communications and the chapter "Microwave Radio Communication" in Handbook of Microwave Technology.