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 Feb 19, 2023

L.A. Radio Mfg. Books

Our exclusive limited edition "Los Angeles Radio Manufacturing" books by Floyd Paul are still available. Buy here.

Reposted Jan 18, 2023

Member Email Addresses

Does SCARS have your current email address? If not, you may miss out on important announcements. If your email address needs to be added or has changed, please notify Membership Secretary Mike Simpson.

Posted Jan 19, 2023

Antique Radios Forum

Curious about classic Ham rigs, hi-fi gear, crystal radios or test gear? looking for info on your set or help with repairs? Visit our group.