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 May 25, 2022

Burbank Swap Meet

SCARS will present a swap meet in Burbank, Ca. on June 11th, featuring vintage radios, parts, etc. More info.

Reposted April 19, 2022

L.A. Radio Mfg. Books Available Online

Floyd Paul's iconic "Los Angeles Radio Manufacturing" books are now available for purchase through PayPal.

Updated April 19, 2022

Our Antique Radios Forum

Featuring 200+ members, our group is open to anyone interested in vintage radios, Ham gear, etc. You don't have to be a SCARS member to participate. Check it out.