SCARSSouthern California Antique Radio Society

Upcoming Events

August 10, 2024 - Fullerton Airport Swap Meet

Our club will host a swap meet in a parking lot adjacent to the Fullerton Airport, located at 4011 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, Ca., 92833. Sale items typically include vintage radios & electronics, tubes, parts, vinyl records, test equipment and Ham radio gear. The meet officially starts at 7 am and is generally over by about 11 am.

· Public restrooms are located in the west side of the main terminal/tower building lobby. Wings Cafe is on the opposite side.


Exit either the 5 or 91 Freeway at Magnolia Ave. Head north for 1 mile and turn left onto Commonwealth Ave. The meet will be in the large fenced parking lot, just west of the main terminal lot.


Parking is available next to Commonwealth Ave. in the designated spaces in front of the meet or in the main terminal lot.


You may set up in the parking spaces inside the fenced lot. All are welcome to attend, but sellers must be current SCARS members.

October 12, 2024 - Burbank Swap Meet #2 (Date to be confirmed)

Like the prior one held in June, this meet will take place in the parking lot of J.L. Fisher Inc., located at 1000 West Isabel Street., Burbank, CA 91506.

Exit the 5 Freeway at Burbank Blvd, heading west. Turn left onto N. Victory Blvd. Go one block south to Isabel St. and turn right.

Officially beginning at 7 am, the meet typically runs until about 10:30 am. On offer will be classic radios & parts, phonographs & records, stereo/audio equipment, Ham and test gear, etc. A donation auction benefiting SCARS will be held mid-morning.

Everyone is welcome but selling requires a current SCARS membership. If you are not selling, please park on the street. Do not park in the lots of nearby businesses or your car may be towed.

SCARS president Jim Fisher & crew are once again providing the venue and tasty food for our meet. Please show your support by contributing to the tip jar in the food serving area.

November, 2024 - SCARS Annual Meet (Dates to be announced)

Our annual 2 day meet will be held at the Green Dragon Tavern & Museum, located at 6115 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92011.

The Swap Meet officially starts at 7 am on both days in the Green Dragon's south parking lot. Free coffee & pastries will be available from 6:30 - 8:30 am. A Donation Auction benefiting SCARS will be held mid-morning on Saturday.

Our swap meet is open to everyone, but you must be a current SCARS member to sell.

· Indoor Events:

Friday: Various short radio-related presentations are tentatively planned for the afternoon from 2 - 4 pm at the Green Dragon. If you're interested in being a presenter, please contact Event Coordinator Joe Knight at . Dinner, Board Elections, and a Feature Presentation (to be announced) are slated for 6 - 9 pm.


Following the swap meet, a Deli Style Luncheon will take place at the Green Dragon from 10:30 am - 1 pm. A Radio Contest will also be held. Categories include Best Restoration, Home Brew, Crystal Sets, Novelty Radios (tube or transistor) and Miscellaneous. Cash prizes will be offered for each category; $25 for 1st place, $15 for 2nd and $10 for 3rd.

· Hotel Rooms:

The most convenient place to stay is the Motel 6 located at 6117 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, Ca. 92011. Their parking lot is immediately adjacent to the parking lot of the Green Dragon, offering easy access to the event. You may book your room online or by calling 760-438-1242. Discount motel rates are not available for this event.

If Motel 6 is not for you, alternative lodging is available.

· Meals:

Additional details for Saturday's Lunch & Friday Night's Dinner to be posted.