The ARSVCOM is a Windows program for the control and configuration of the ARS-USB via a simple and friendly graphical interface. Also it supports the previous model ARS (RCI-SE via Parallel port) and any Prosistel rotor “D” series.
The ARSVCOM includes a module to help the configuration of the ARS-USB. You can download the ARSConf if you want only this program but is automatically installed with the ARSVCOM.
The firmware is the program code running inside the ARS-USB microprocesor. This firmware can be loaded, thanks the microprocessor includes a utility called bootloader and allows reprogrammed.
This is the driver for Windows XP, Vista, 7 – 32/64 bits. This file is usefull for Windows to detect the device and recognize it as a CDC device attaching it to a serial port. The driver works on both S.O. 32 and 64 bits.
Actual version of the signed driver. Valid for versions 2.3a (January 2015) and later.
The Teleloader is the utility that allows you to upload new binaries on your ARS-USB.
Tools and 3rd part programs
The Teraterm is a free program for serial port communications. You can use it if you want to make a manual configuration or test the control interface.
The USBDeview is a utility that detects devices connected to USB port. It is very easy to use and helpful when diagnosing a problem in the USB port
This free program is compatible with the ARS-USB (requires V2.3c or later version) and displays a map with azimuthal projection from the user’s location, and using the mouse can handle the ARS-USB.
Other software for ARS
ARSWIN 2.2a for Windows 9x, NT, 2000 & XP The ARSWIN program was the control program for both RCI-SE and RCI Boards. This program is no longer maintained and has been replaced by the ARSVCOM.
ARSWIN for Linux
Project developed by the team of hamlib that supports the old RCI and RCI-SE Boards. You can visit their site at:
The RCI-SE interface is supported by Hamlib version 1.2.11. Also the two types of ADC are supported: 8 or 10 bits. As the ARS-USB is compatible with Yaesu GS232, it works without any adaptation.