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...


Posted June 16, 2024

Burbank Meet Photos

Pictures of our recent swap meet in Burbank are available online. See them here.

Posted April 10, 2024

Remembering Norm Leal

In a previous newsletter, CHRS posted a tribute to our late SCARS Board Member, Norman Leal.

Updated April 14, 2024

SCARS Antique Radios Forum

Interested in buying or selling a vintage radio, classic test equipment or Ham gear? Need repair help? Visit our group.