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 March 19, 2017

Radio Repair Classes

Classes featuring basic vintage radio repair will again be offered in Orange, Ca., this year beginning in May. Classes can fill up quickly so reserving your spot early is recommended. Class dates & details...

Posted Dec 11, 2016

Annual Meet Picture Gallery

Thanks to member Don Matson, photos of our Annual Meet are online. View pix...

Reposted Sept 20, 2016

Club Promotion & The Ambassador Program

Interested in sharing your passion for vintage radios and electronics? Would you like to meet new people and spread the word about SCARS? More info...