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 Feb 20, 2024

Norco Meet & Breakfast

On April 13th in Norco, Ca., SCARS will present a Vintage Radio Swap Meet followed by a Breakfast Buffet. More info.

Posted April 10, 2023

Remembering Norm Leal

In a previous newsletter, CHRS posted a tribute to our late SCARS Board Member, Norman Leal.

Updated Nov 19, 2023

SCARS Antique Radios Forum

Need advice on repairing a vintage radio, classic stereo equipment or Ham gear? Our group can likely help. Visit now.