Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 5

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Royal Thai Army Radio and Television
Royal Thai Army Radio and Television present logo
Phaya Thai, Bangkok, Thailand
City of license Bangkok
Branding RTATV5
Slogan นำคุณค่าสู่สังคมไทย
(1997 - Present)
Channels Analog: 5 (VHF)
Digital: 1 (UHF)
Network Royal Thai Army
Owner Royal Thai Army
Founded January 25, 1958
First air date January 25, 1958
Call letters' meaning
  • Channel 5
    (Thai: ช่อง ๕)
  • RTATV5
    (Thai: ททบ. ๕)
Sister station(s)
Former callsigns
  • Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 7
  • Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 5
Former channel number(s)
  • 5 (analog) (1958-2014)
  • 1 (digital) (2014-Present)

Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 5 (สถานีวิทยุโทรทัศน์กองทัพบก) is a terrestrial television station of the Royal Thai Army, and a second television station in Thailand. Began broadcasting the inauguration on January 25, 1958 in very high frequency (VHF). Originally aired as black and white channel 7 years later in 1974, and moved to broadcast in color channel 5 to the present.


Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Have symbol is a black screen frame. On a white background With letter ท (red) ท (green) บ (blue) are located on the upper, and gray number 5 under three font. Later changed to the present. Picture frame black and white television. The interior is divided into three bands in a vertical column. There are three primary colors, red, green and blue with white letters for Dortmund in the column. In order from left to right Are located on the upper Arabic number 5 under the big white letters on all three.


After being in operation since 25 January 1958, Channel 5 is proud of its achievement in building a strong following amongst Thai television audiences. So much so that the public's perception is that the Station has been around for much longer than this. Broadcast signals go through a network of 31 transmitters dotted around the country. Daily transmission is 24 hours, but regular programs begins at 5:00 am until 3:00 am the next day. Between 3:00 am and 5:00 am broadcasts teleshopping.

Channel 5 currently broadcasts under VHF (Very High) Frequency transmission on Channel 5 for Analogue broadcasting, and UHF channel 36 for Digital broadcasting.

Channel 5 is also available over TrueVisions on Channel 2.

Criticism and controversy[edit]

Channel 5 has been criticized in the past for not taking certain programming seriously and even taking some programs off-the-air without letting it finish the season run.


TV5 Slogan in Thai


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