Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 5

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Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 5
RTATV5 Logo.png
Launched 25 January 1958; 57 years ago (1958-01-25)
Owned by Royal Thai Army
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan (Thai: ททบ.5 นำคุณค่า สู่สังคมไทย)
(Ththb.5 Nả khuṇkh̀ā s̄ū̀ s̄ạngkhm thịy)
TV5 Bringing Thailand's Values To The Society
Country Thailand
Language Thai
Formerly called
  • Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 7
  • Royal Thai Army Radio and Television Channel 5
Analogue Channel 2
Digital Channel 1
TrueVisions Channel 2
CTH Channel 11
Other Channel 11
TrueVisions Channel 2 and 11

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
(Nả khuṇkh̀ā s̄ū̀ s̄ạngkhm thịy)
Bringing Thailand's values to the society

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