SCARSSouthern 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 Sept 13, 2015

Deer Park Meet Photos Online

Pictures of the Deer Park swap meet, picnic, and museum tour have been posted in our Photo Galleries. Thanks go to SCARS President Jim Ryan for making this event happen.

Reposted Aug 24, 2015

Club Promotion & The Ambassador Program

Interested in sharing your interest in vintage radios and electronics? Do you want to meet new people and spread the word about SCARS? Learn more...

Posted Jan 1, 2015

Article Featuring SCARS Member Published in O.C. Register

The Orange County Register has published an article portraying a radio restored by Board Member Stephen Masek. A sidebar including info on SCARS appears on page 1.
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