Amateur Radio operators are well-accomplished and innovative people. Many of us have had the opportunity to be a part of high-impact work that makes our lives safer, better-informed, and more comfortable. You can learn more about just one example in Dick Zimmer’s, W5DZ, RELLIS Recollections interviews. Among other things, Dick worked on manned space flight, including the Apollo moon landing and went on to make strong contributions to transportation research with the Texas Transportation Institute.
Dick Zimmer in RELLIS Recollections