Joining SCARS / Get A Member #

  • To Join or get a member #:  Just Check Into any net session.

    First: PLEASE CHECK IN ON AIR DURING ANY NET SESSION. When you check in, tell the Net Control Station this is your first-time checking in. If you’re unsure of the check in procedure listen for a few minutes. After your check in on air, e mail your info, (Name, Call Sign and Current Address) to the Data Base Manager. Glen / WB4KW PUT "NEW SCARS MEMBER NUMBER REQUEST" in the subject line. If you choose you can also add your birthday, Day and Month (Ex. 5-June). We will use this to wish you a happy birthday only. We will confirm your License Status and give you a SCARS Member Number. During the time you are waiting for your member # you can still check in any/every day, just inform the NCS your # is pending when you check in. We do not send your number by E-mail, you must check it on the website ( Updates are generally done on or before every Tuesday 9AM. If your request is received prior to 3:00PM eastern time on Mondays, it will make it in the update Tuesday morning. Thank you for your interest in South Cars! Just follow the directions that you just read, and you will have your number soon!

We are always looking for NCS or Alternates

  • If you would like to be an NCS or an Alternate:  Here's How

    This is easier then most Hams Think. Other NCS"s will work with you until you feel comfortable doing it on your own. It is easy and fun, and you do not need big antennas or Amplifiers to do this!! We are always looking for NCS's, alternate,substitutes and fill in"s. Contact the Net Manager for details. Go to the Contact Page above, and E Mail Rick. He will get back in touch with you soon. Be sure to include your Phone Number when you E Mail.

Roster Corrections, and Updates

  • Have a New Call Sign, Change of Address?:  To update your Roster info

    • E mail Glen / WB4KW

      SUBJECT LINE: " SCARS Roster Correction, Change, Update "

      In the Body of the E Mail Type.

      LINE 1:
      WHAT your needing done to the Roster, i.e. S/K Update, New Call Sign, Address Change,etc..

      LINE 2:
      Your Name, Your Member #, and Your Call Sign.(Having your member # makes it easier to Make Changes and Updates! New and Old Calls for Call Sign Change)

      LINE 3:
      Your Update or Changes: Address Change / Report a SK / Birth Date (If you care to add your birthday to the roster, [day and month only]).

      LINE 4:
      Anything else you need to Data Base Manager to know.

      The roster is updated every Tuesday about 9AM. We do not send e mails for new member numbers, updates or changes. You can always check your roster info on the roster search page. If you get your change or update in to Glen, before Monday at 3PM, the change will update online by Tuesday at 9AM, otherwise it will update the following Tuesday.
      We do our best to update every Tuesday, however we do have other work, so it may be later in some cases.

      99% of the time the update is completed every Tuesday by 9 AM.
  • If you would like to donate to SCARS  Follow these Steps

    • SCARS is a nonprofit organization. The expenses are low however we do have web site costs, and a few other things. The web master volunteers his time, however we do have domain and hosting costs each year. With a membership quickly approaching 13,000, we hope you will assist with these yearly expenses. Thank you all for continued support of South-Cars.

      Ways to Donate

      PAYPAL: Best Option as we pay no fees. 100% of donation goes to SCARS, if you send to "Family and Friends" via Pay Pal.

      To Donate using Pay Pal Account.

      Log into your Pay Pal Account and use the "Send Money to Friends and Family Option" (No Fees using this option). Send donation (Any Amount) directly to Rick ND4Z using his Pay Pal e mail: . You can also log into your Pay Pal Account and use Credit Card to Donate, or via bank account.

      Cash / Check Or Money Order:

      Send Small amounts of Cash ($1, $2, $5, $10), in an envelope with the cash between several pieces of paper. For larger amounts use a check or money order made payable to Rick Hatalski.

      Send to Cash / Checks & Money Orders to Rick at:


      I would like to thank the following members for their generous donations to help us with the SCARS expenses. The following is the list of The Member Donations.
      (If you donated and do not see your name and call sign listed here please notify the web master. We want to include every one of our donators!)

      2020 Donations

      Conrad WB4CND Luis N3LOU
      Walt- KG4E Bobby  KN4UCN
       Don WD4ERA Charles WJ4HCP
      John WB4GOV Randy K4IMZ
      Louie - W4AGC     Charles - KL7LS
      Mike - W3OE Danny - K4DHT
      Ed N9CJA  (SK) Clyde KZ4CM
      Lonny W9NLW  





      2019 Donations


      Joe KB1ZA - 2019 Sammy KG4NHM - 2019
      Ron W9MOE - 2019 Danny K4DHT - 2019
      Win W4AOK - 2019  Robert K4LJ  - 2019
      Craig W3CRR - 2019  John WB4GOV - 2019
      KF2HP Dan - 2019 KC3AIV Nick - 2019
      W4CJR Chris - 2019  KN4TKB Tom- 2019
      KN4UCN Bobby - 2019  K4LJ   Robert - 2019
      W3CRR  Craig - 2019 WB4GOV John - 2019
      KG4E Walt -2019 WD4ERA Don - 2019
      KG2CS Bill - 2019 W8CXU Frank - 2019

      Traders Net:
      The traders net is run every Wednesday from 10 AM to 11 AM. If you are unable to check in on air to list your item(s) you can send Mal an e mail. Give him a "short" detail of your item(s). Mal will read these before the traders net check in each week. Be sure to let Mal know how you can be contacted. You can e mail Mal at
      Please keep your listings to 3 per week. Send only the item(s) your selling, (i.e. Icom 7300. etc.), your asking price, and your contact info. "I am Good on QRZ", or your phone # are the best ways to get this contact info out.. Keep it short and to the point. You can talk further to potential buyrs when contacted. Thank you