Brittany Decker, KB1OGL, Named CQ Magazine Youth Editor
Posted: Sep 03, 2008 (Hicksville, NY September 3, 2008) -- Brittany Decker, KB1OGL, has been named Youth Editor of CQ Amateur Radio magazine, Editor Rich Moseson, W2VU, announced today.
...Decker, of Hudson, New Hampshire, is 14 years old, has a General Class license, and already holds an amateur radio leadership position as Assistant Section Manager for Youth in the ARRL New Hampshire Section.She
wrote the article, "Saving the Hobby for KG7HF," about her
introduction to amateur radio, that appeared in the April, 2008, issue of CQ
commented on her
plans for the column: "Writing the column is a great way to get young radio operators pumped about getting their licenses and staying in the hobby.For me, it has been such a rewarding hobby, and has allowed me to explore many of my interests that could lead to possible careers.Over the past three years, I've had so much fun with amateur radio, and I would love to get other youth to experience the hobby that has given so much to me.I want kids like me to know that if they get their licenses and stay active, they won't regret it."
CQ's youth column will appear quarterly and is scheduled to debut in the December 2008 issue.Stories by and/or about young hams should be e-mailed to Brittany
at <(her callsign at) cq-amateur-radio.com> or mailed c/o CQ magazine, 25 Newbridge Rd., Hicksville, NY 11801.