Loughborough and District Amateur Radio Club (LADARC) takes it's membership from the north west part of Leicestershire encompassing Loughborough, Shepshed, Coalville, Whitwick and Castle Donington. The club meets every Tuesday evening from 1930 local time at the Glenmore Community Centre, Thorpe Road, Shepshed. Tuesday evenings are formally organised with lectures, demonstrations, visits to places of interest, and, in the summer months, direction finding competitions. Most evenings are rounded off by a visit to a local hostelry for refreshments and further ragchewing.

The club is affiliated to the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB), and with a number of members with links to the Royal Air Force, to the Royal Air Force Amateur Radio Society (RAFARS 4192).

Each year, the club, tries to do at least one special event activity for the local community and at the same time promote the hobby of amateur radio. Recent years have seen events at International and regional scout and guide camps, anniversary celebrations for WW2, and at local summer functions. Members of LADARC have also provided security cover, by setting up a control station and numerous mobile checkpoints, for local scout groups on overnight cross-country hikes.

Our members have a wide variety of interests within the hobby and an equally wide variety of interests outside of the hobby including, amongst others,photography, astronomy, wild life, fishing, music.

We welcome visitors who may like an introduction to our hobby. Any licenced amateur can also call us on 145.425 (S17) on Tuesday evenings after 7.30 pm.