SCARS Southern California Antique Radio Society


Curious about collecting and restoring old radios, audio equpment, or Ham gear, but don't know where to begin? SCARS members have decades of experience and knowledge to share.


SCARS has been serving the collecting and restoration needs of our members since 1976. Explore the beauty and history of these fascinating vintage sets... join us!

Club Activities

We hold ongoing meetings and swap meets throughout Southern California. Special events are also held on a regular basis, including our Annual Vintage Radio Auction. Read more...


Updated July 2, 2020

SCARS Events Suspended

Amid continuing concern over the COVID-19 pandemic and in the interest of protecting members and attendees, all club events in the near future have been suspended until further notice.

Reposted June 7, 2020

Antique Radios Forum

Our public forum is available via It's open to anyone interested in vintage radios, TVs, phonos & hi-fi, Ham gear, test equipment, etc. Check it out.