KENWOOD Radio Host Program
ARHP-590 Version 2.01
Last updated : July 28, 2015
About this software
This software is the Host Application of the "KENWOOD NETWORK COMMAND SYSTEM".
This software is to interface between the ARCP-590, Radio Control Program installed and run on a PC connected to a network, and the TS-590S transceiver.
The command interface can be accessed from within a LAN or via a high-speed broadband connection.
The VoIP program ARVP-10 is separately required for making voice communications via a network.
For the TS-590SG, please use the ARHP-590G.
Operating Environment
1. Operating System (OS)
Windows Vista® (Service Pack 1 or later) (32-bit)
Windows® 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows® 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Windows® 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit)
2. Processor
Faster than the recommended CPU for each OS.
3. System Memory (RAM)
Larger than the recommended System Memory for each OS.
4. Free Hard Drive Space
100 MB or more of free hard drive space.
5. Runtime
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0).
6. Peripheral Devices
A display with resolutions higher than XGA (1024 x 768).
A keyboard and a mouse, or other pointing devices.
USB 2.0 or RS-232C interface.
*If the transceiver is connected to a PC using a USB cable, ensure that the connection is directly in place. ARHP-590 may not behave properly if a connection is in place through a USB hub.
*Download and install the virtual COM port driver to make a USB connection possible for command communications via a USB connector.
Sound function.
Network function.
*When accessing by remote operation through the Internet using a broadband connection such as xDSL and FTTH, high-speed communication can be enjoyed. However, depending on line conditions of the Internet, command communications may be interrupted.
Usage Notes
If you are remotely controlling the Transceiver using this software via a network such as the Internet, you must conform to the radio laws and relevant domestic laws of the country and/or area where the Transceiver and relevant equipment are installed.
If any problem occurs while you are remotely controlling the Transceiver and relevant equipment, the responsibility of finding a solution to the problem is left solely to the user who remotely control the Transceiver and relevant equipment.
Users are required to obtain an approval from JVC KENWOOD Corporation, in writing, prior to redistributing this software on a personal web page or packet radio.
Users are prohibited to assign, rent, lease, or resell the software.
Users are prohibited to revise, change, translate, merge, de-compile, or reverse engineer the software.
JVC KENWOOD Corporation does not warrant that quality and functions of this software comply with each user's purpose of use of this software, and unless specifically described in this document, JVC KENWOOD Corporation shall be free from any responsibilities to any defects and indemnities to any damages or losses. Selection and installation of this software shall be made by the User's designation. The User shall take for the use and effects of this Software.
JVC KENWOOD Corporation shall be free from any responsibilities for any incidental losses or damages, such as missing communications or a calling opportunity caused by a failure or performance error of this Software.
JVC KENWOOD Corporation shall own all copyrights and other intellectual properties for the software and all manuals and documents attached to the software. The user shall be allowed to use, not to resell, the software by obtaining a license from JVC KENWOOD Corporation. While the media in which the software is stored is possessed by the user, the ownership for the software itself shall be reserved for JVC KENWOOD Corporation.
Installing the ARHP-590
  Extract the downloaded file "" into a designated folder.
In the designated folder, a folder labeled "ARHP590_201" will be created.
Execute the "Setup.exe" in the folder labeled "ARHP590_201", and follow the instructions that appear on the display to install ARHP-590.

Administrator privileges are required when installing the software.
To update ARHP-590, execute the same procedure as used for installation, and follow the instructions that appear on the display to install the software. The latest update is written and installed over the currently installed program.
Uninstalling the ARHP-590
  Select "ARHP-590" in "Uninstall a program" in the Control Panel and follow the instructions that appear on the display to uninstall the software. Or double-click "Setup.exe", and follow the instructions that appear on the display to uninstall the software.

Administrative privileges are required to uninstall ARHP-590.
Always exit ARCP-590 before uninstalling the software.
If you agree with the details listed above, click the following link to download the ARHP-590 software.
ARHP-590 Ver.2.01 6.90MB download
Update History
  Ver.2.01 (July 28, 2015)
Supports COM1 through COM256.
Adds a setting value of "Auto" for [Baud Rate] in the [Tool] - [Setup] dialog box.

Ver.2.00 (January 29, 2015)
Adds the TS-590S firmware Ver.2.00 compatibility.
Adds Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1 compatibility.

Ver1.02 (September 26, 2011)
Enabled automatic reconnection on network failure.
Disabled the pop-up message dialog box before logoff or shutdown of the PC.
Revised the help file.

Ver1.01 (November 30, 2010)
Improved communication stability with the ARCP-590.

Ver1.00 (October 15, 2010)
First Release
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