Welcome to South Coast Amateur Radio Service

“Over 50 years of Excellence To Amateur Radio”


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, then ride along with us. Please explore our web site to get all the information about South-Cars, including the announcements for the latest information.

South-Cars is a phone net operating on 7.251 MHZ. The net has been in operation since around 1967. The South Coast Amateur Radio Service, popularly known as “South-Cars”, or “SCARS” is a service net, (recognized by the ARRL). The purpose of the net is to assist those seeking to contact other amateur radio stations, or areas; to provide weather and travel information; to assist in emergencies when needed. 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. We hold hourly sessions with a different NCS every 30 minutes or every hour.

Additionally, a ‘ Traders Net ‘ is conducted on Wednesdays from 10AM to 11AM Eastern Time !

Check the NCS Schedule for your favorite NCS, and jump on board the bus !

Thanks for visiting SCARS

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 Items You Can Send Mal An E- Mail. Give Him A “Short” Detail Of Your Items . 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 Your Listings To 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 Buyers When Contacted. Thank You !