Channel 7 (Thailand)

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BBTV CH7
BBTV Channel 7.png
Launched 27 November 1967
Owned by Bangkok Broadcasting Television and Royal Thai Army
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Channel 7, your TV
(Thai: ช่องเจ็ดสี ทีวีเพื่อคุณ)
Country Thailand
Broadcast area Thailand
Website www.ch7.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Analogue (VHF) Channel 7
Digital Channel 35
Satellite
TrueVisions Channel 4 and 45
CTH Channel 45 and 177
GMM Z Channel 45 and 306
Thaicom 6 3800 H 30000 5/6
Cable
TrueVisions Channel 4 and 45

CH7 (Thai: ช่องเจ็ด; Thai: Chaung Jed; literal: Channel 7) is a Thai television station, CH7 was officially launched on 27 November 1967 after being acquired by Royal Thai Army.

CH7 is a sister channel of TV5. Its headquarters at Mo Chit, Chatuchak.

CH7 currently broadcasts under VHF (Very High Frequency). In the Bangkok Metropolitan Area the VHF channel is 7. CH7 is also available over TrueVisions on Channel 3. Its daily broadcasting hours are 24 hours

History[edit]

CH7 was formerly known as Channel 7 Color (another one was Channel 7 B&W, now Channel 5). It was managed by Royal Thai Army and broadcasts from Bangkok. This broadcast area was only limited to Bangkok Metropolitan Area only.

The channel targets Thai-speaking viewers; American English and Hong Kong Cantonese programmes are also shown in this channel.

Channel 7 was launched on Monday, 27 November 1967 at 18:30 local time and was officially launched by the then prime minister and military dictator Thanom Kittikachorn. It was originally planned for a nationwide expansion and started broadcasting nationwide since 1973.

Events[edit]

Every Saturdays, there is Chet Si Concert.

Programmes[edit]

Notable programmes by CH7 include:

Broadcasting Hours[edit]

Years Weekdays Saturday Sunday
1967–1975 17:00–midnight
1975–1980 18:00–23:00 14:30–23:00 9:30–23:00
1980–1991 13:00–midnight 8:00–midnight
1991–1998 5:30–2:00
1998–2000 5:00–2:00
2000–2010 4:30–2:30 5:00–2:30
1 March 2010– 24 hours

See also[edit]

Reference[edit]

  • Channel 7 schedule, 1 July 1995 Bangkok Post

External links[edit]