Welcome to SOUTH-CARS!


Come on board "The Big Blue Bus;" find a seat, relax, pour yourself a cup of coffee or grab a RC Cola and a Moon Pie and ride along with us. Please explore our web site to discover all the great information pertaining to the finest hobby in the world and the greatest net on the ham bands, where friendliness, caring, and service prevails.

For several decades, South-Cars has taken pride in its determination to develop personal relationships with its membership; creating a friendly atmosphere, coupled with providing many opportunities for volunteering to assist in the operations of South-Cars. We continue day-to-day to maintain our focus on these basic values; while understanding as time passes, there will become a need to reassess and or adjust the way South-Cars’ Net is conducted. However, we will always strive to maintain our basic values of, friendliness, caring, and service.

The South Coast Amateur Radio Service, popularly known as "South-Cars", or "SCARS" is a service net, (recognized by the ARRL), whose purpose is to assist those seeking to contact other amateur radio stations, or areas; to provide weather and travel information when needed and when available; to assist in emergencies. All amateur radio stations with a general class license or above are welcome. We do not handle formal traffic, but can and will in the event of an emergency.

South-Cars is in operation every day of the year. Net times are: 8AM until 1PM, all times are Eastern. Net operations are conducted on 7.251mhz (40 meters).
Additionally a 'Traders Net' is conducted on Wednesdays from 10AM to 11AM.


A "voice over internet protocol" net is available. All hams are welcome to check in to this net; complete information can be found at www.voip.southcars.com.