SCARSSouthern California Antique Radio Society

Upcoming Events

January 20 (cancelled), March 17, May 19, July 21, September 15, 2018 - SCARS Radio Repair Classes

Our vintage radio servicing classes will take place on the above dates at The First Presbyterian Church Grand Street Center, 146 North Grand Street, Orange, Ca. 92866 (the same location where we hold our annual SCARS auction) from 9 am - 12 noon.

Instruction will cover various aspects of classic radio/electronics repair. If you would like to attend, please contact President Barry Dagestino at: 0915-182-417, or via email (signing up in advance is recommended).


February 17, 2018 - Annual Auction

NOTICE: Sellers will no longer receive cash for items sold - all payouts will now be made by check only. This is being done to speed up checkout so that sellers will no longer need to wait until the end of the auction to be paid. Buyers will be able to pay for items (by cash or check) without waiting as well.

The SCARS Annual Vintage Radio Auction will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Orange, in their Grand St. Center Gym, located at 146 North Grand St. in Orange, CA 92866. Items will include vintage table & console radios, tubes & parts, books, classic hi-fi & ham gear, test equipment and more. Parking will be available in the church's lot across the street.

· Item Check-in: 7:30 - 8:30 am
· Auction Preview: 9:00 am
· Auction Begins: 10 am

A catered lunch prepared by Hamburger Patty's will be provided for members who purchase an auction bid card ($5).

This is an indoor event and will take place rain or shine.

· Auction Rules

· Seller Check-in Forms

Attention Sellers! We encourage you to promote your auction item in advance by posting a preview photo in our upcoming online preview gallery. Upload your photo and description.

Club volunteers interested in assisting with this event are welcome. To get involved, please contact a board member in advance of the auction.


April 14, 2018 - Corona Meet

The club will hold a swap meet & brunch at Marie Callender's Restaurant, 160 E. Rincon St., Corona, CA 92879.

· More info to be posted ·


June 16, 2018 - Burbank Swap Meet

SCARS will conduct a swap meet in the parking lot of J.L. Fisher Inc., located at 1000 West Isabel Street., Burbank, CA 91506.

· Additional details to be posted ·


August 18, 2018 - Fullerton Swap Meet (previously held in October)

A club swap meet will take place in the parking lot adjacent to the Fullerton Airport, located at 4011 W. Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA., 92833.

· More info will be posted ·


October 13, 2018 - Burbank Swap Meet - NEW October Event!

SCARS has added a second valley area swap meet. Like the previous one in June, this meet will be held in the parking lot of J.L. Fisher Inc., located at 1000 West Isabel Street., Burbank, CA 91506.

· Additional details to be posted ·


November 16 & 17, 2018 - Annual Meet

Our annual meet will be held at the Carlsbad By The Sea Hotel, located at 850 Palomar Rd., Carlsbad, CA., 92011.

· More details will be posted ·