Channel 7 (Thailand)

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BBTV CH7
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Launched 27 November 1967, 19:00 ICT
Owned by Bangkok Broadcasting Television
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9)
1080i (HDTV)
Slogan Channel 7, For You
(Thai: ช่องเจ็ดสี ทีวีเพื่อคุณ)
Country  Thailand
Language Thai
Broadcast area National
Website www.ch7.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Analogue Channel 3
Digital Channel 35
Satellite
TrueVisions Channel 45
CTH Channel 35
Cable
TrueVisions Channel 3 and 45
CTH Channel 35

CH7 (Thai: ช่องเจ็ด; rtgsChong Chet; literal: Channel 7) is a Thai television station.

CH7 is a headquarters are at Mo Chit, Chatuchak.

CH7 currently broadcasts on a VHF band. In the Bangkok Metropolitan Area the VHF channel is 7 (analog) and broadcasts under UHF (Ultra High Frequency) using digital television network for CH7HD (digital). CH7 is also available over TrueVisions on Channel 3. It broadcasts 24-hours daily.

Since its 1974-75 conversion to color it has retained its signature identification tune.

History

CH7 was formerly known as Bangkok Colour Television (another one was Bangkok Television, now Channel 5). It was managed by the Royal Thai Army and broadcasts from Bangkok. This broadcast area was only limited to Bangkok Metropolitan Area only and broadcasts in Bangkok.

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

Channel 7 was officially launching ceremony night on 27 November 1967 at 19:00 Bangkok Time and was officially launched by Prime Minister of Thailand's Father Thanom Kittikachorn. It was originally planned for a national expansion and started television broadcasting national since on 1 January 1972 at 18:00 Bangkok Time.

Events

Every Saturday, there is Chet Si Concert.

Programmes

Notable programmes by CH7 include:

Broadcasting Hours

Years Weekdays Saturday Sunday
27 November 1967 – 31 December 1971 19:00-21:00
1 January 1972 – 31 December 1975 18:00-00:00
1 January 1976 – 31 December 1982 15:00-00:00
1 January 1983 – 31 December 1985 11:00-00:00
1 January 1984 – 31 December 1989 10:00-00:00
1 January 1990 – 31 December 1995 09:00-00:00
1 January 1996 – 31 December 2000 10:00-00:00
1 January 2001 – 31 December 2002 08:00-00:00
1 January 2003 – 31 December 2004 06:00-00:00
1 January 2005-now 24-hours

See also

References

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