Dennis Whalen, K0DWW

Dennis Whalen, K0DWW, is a founding member and former Vice President of the Indian Peak Radio Club (IPRC). Dennis initially used VHF radios while involved with mountain rescue (Sierra Madre Search and Rescue) and later as a volunteer fire fighter (Nederland Fire and later Timberline Fire), where he served as the Medical Officer for several years. Dennis is currently is a retired software developer for IBM, but remains involved in emergency response as part of Boulder County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (BCARES), is a Board member of Boulder County’s Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD), is a member of the Medical Reserve Corp, and currently serves as Chair of the Peak to Peak Housing and Human Services Alliance where, among other things, he led in the development of an emergency response plan for human service agencies serving Colorado’s Peak to Peak region. Dennis has had a ham radio license since the 1980s.