We ship using USPS,UPS, and Fed Ex depending on the most cost effective way. This saves you money.
We will ship to Hawaii, & Alaska. Be advised that shipping costs will be expensive to these locations. ARS will not be held responsible for any losses, damages, or refunds due to the shipper. It is up the end user to settle all disputes and claims with the shipping agent. No International shipping is done at this time.
We NO LONGER ship to Puerto Rico, or Canada due to issues with the shipping agents.
Any damages, or lost shipments must be handled by the customer, and taken up with the shipping agent. ARS will not be held responsible for items damaged in transit.
Shipments are in good order when they leave our warehouse. After shipments are sent out, ARS is no longer liable for what happens to them.
No. All items must be paid for in advance before items are shipped. This actually saves you money, instead of paying C.O.D. fees.
No. Under no circumstances do we ship to a P.O. Box.
All items returned, must be returned in brand new un-opened condition. No items will be accepted for return if it has been opened, altered, or messed with in any shape or form. 10 Meter radios are factory warranty only, and must be returned to the manufacturer. In that case you must contact the manufacturer and receive a return code. Texas Star and RM Italy amps are sold with no warranty of any kind, and are not returnable for any reason.
All defective items must be taken up with the manufacturer by the customer, under their warranty conditions. No defective items will be accepted by ARS.
Keep in mind that any and all peak & tune, and 11 meter conversions void any factory warranty's and may or may not be accepted by the manufacturer for any warranty work.
ARS uses Mal's Ecom for a shopping cart, Mal's then sends your order through Paypal. Paypal is the only one who sees your information. Paypal is SSL secured, and you can be rest assured your information is safe. We take your security very serious here at ARS. For your convenience we also take Credit card orders over the phone, which are processed by Square. They are also a secure site, and your information is safe with them. For those without a credit card, or just don't want to use either of the other options we take CashApp as well. In order to use CashApp please contact us for the details of how to send it through CashApp. Some items on our site also uses a Square buy now button, that uses Google pay. On these items we can't run through Paypal as we have had numerous problems with Paypal, so we have had to resort to using Google pay. If you do not want to process through Google pay, you can still call us and we can process it over the phone through Square, without using Google pay.
ARS accepts orders by mail. However you must call ARS and find out what your total cost will be (including shipping costs), and then mail your order with that amount by check or money order to ARS. You must call ARS for information on how to make out the check or money order. Keep in mind checks will slow your order down as it must clear the bank first before your order is filled.
Most orders are processed same day if the order is made by 2:00 PM EST. Other orders may take up to 72 hours to process. Some orders may take longer due to the circumstances such as dropped shipped from the factory (Certain base antennas), custom orders (Lightning Antennas) 10 meter conversion, or tune ups on radios, mic wiring etc. Anytone radios, and RM Italy amps may take up to 5 days before they are shipped. On out of stock items, you will be contacted, and your money refunded or given the option to wait until the order is back in stock. Under no circumstance does ARS accept any responsibility after the item has been shipped. That responsibility then resides with the shipper, and any late, lost or damged shipments must be taken up with them and not ARS.If you have not received your item, please contact us at the phone number listed, or through email. Our email is . Do not send email to the email address listed on Paypal.
We collect sales tax from South Carolina residents only. If you do not live in South Carolina we do not collect taxes.