DWET-TV

television station in the Metro Manila Philippines

DWET-TV (channel 5) is a television station in Metro Manila, Philippines, serving as the flagship of the TV5 network. It is owned and operated by the network's namesake corporate parent; TV5 also provides certain services to RPTV flagship DZKB-TV (channel 9) and One Sports flagship DWNB-TV (channel 41) under an airtime lease agreement with station owners Radio Philippines Network and Nation Broadcasting Corporation, respectively.

DWET-TV (TV5 Manila)
Metro Manila
Philippines
CityQuezon City
Mandaluyong
ChannelsAnalog: 5 (VHF)
Digital: 18/51 (UHF) (ISDB-Tb)
Virtual: 5.01
BrandingTV5 Manila
Programming
SubchannelsSee list
Affiliations
Ownership
OwnerTV5 Network Inc.
DZKB-TV (RPTV)
DWNB-TV (One Sports)
DWFM (92.3 Radyo5 TRUE FM)
History
FoundedJune 19, 1960; 63 years ago (1960-06-19) (original)
February 21, 1992; 32 years ago (1992-02-21)
Former channel number(s)
Digital:
42 (UHF) (2014–2015)
Call sign meaning
DW
Edward
Tan (former owner, deceased)
Technical information
Licensing authority
NTC
PowerAnalog: 120 kW (60 kW on-operational power output)
Digital: 10 kW (channel 18), 5.5 kW (channel 51)
ERPAnalog: 500 kW
Digital: 60 kW (channel 18)
Links
WebsiteTV5.com.ph

The three stations share studios at the TV5 Media Center, Reliance cor. Sheridan Sts., Brgy. Highway Hills, Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, while DWET-TV's alternate studios and hybrid analog/digital transmitting facilities are located at the TV5 Complex, 762 Quirino Highway, Brgy. San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City. The alternate digital transmitting facility is located at Block 3, Emerald Hills, Sumulong Highway, Antipolo, Rizal.

Digital television

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Digital channels

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DWET-TV's digital signal operates on UHF Channel 18 (497.143 MHz)1 and broadcasts on the following subchannels:

Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming Notes
5.01 480i 16:9 TV5 TV5 (Main DWET-TV programming) Commercial broadcast (10 kW)
5.02 RPTV RPTV (Mirror feed from DTT 19)
5.03 One Sports One Sports
5.35 240p One Seg S1 TV5 1seg broadcast

Prior to the NTC's assignment of channels 14 to 20 for major broadcast networks, the station utilized UHF Channel 51 (695.143 MHz)2 for its digital TV operations, although it remains active to this day.

Channel Video Aspect Short name Programming Notes
5.01 480i 16:9 TV5 TV5 (Mirror feed from DTT 18) Commercial broadcast (5.5 kW)
5.02 RPTV RPTV Mirror feed from DTT 19)
5.03 One Sports One Sports
5.35 240p One Seg S1 TV5 1seg broadcast

16:9 widescreen output. The One Sports subchannel feeds, however, converted to widescreen broadcasting less than a year later, on January 22, 2024. Upon the launch of RPTV on February 1, 2024, it replaced the subchannel space of One PH, which reverted its availability to pay TV and streaming.

Notes

1 – Permanent digital frequency assigned by NTC (through a Memorandum Circular).
2 – Licensed to Mediascape (Cignal TV), Inc.[1]

Areas of coverage

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Primary areas

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Secondary areas

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References

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