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The American Forces Thailand Network

Organization of the Network

AFTN Affiliates and Satellites

 Nakhon Phanom RTAFB—approximately 250 miles NE of Korat RTAFB

             Satelite-->561st Engineering Construction company-- 40 miles from NKP

             Satelite-->Sakon Nakhon (west of NKP) (Shown below)

            aerial pic of sakon nakhon        sakon nakhon

                        Sakon Nakhon one of the satellite locations serviced by AFTN. (Photos= 1970).

             Satelite-->Camp Cloudy— 48 miles from NKP

             Satelite--> Mukdahan— 58 miles from NKP

aerial pic of mukdahan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mukdahan AFS, another satellite location,  between NKP and Ubon RTAFB (photo from Jim Harrod)

             Satelite-->Phu Mu— 90 miles from NKP

Udorn RTAFBapproximately 180 miles north northeast of Korat RTAFB

             Satelite-->7th RRField Station-Ramasun-10 miles south from Udorn

             Satelite--> Khon Kaen— 65 miles from Udorn

 Takhli RTAFB—approximately 118 miles west of Korat RTAFB

             Satelite--> Lop Buri—40 miles from Takhli

             Satelite--> Phitsanolouk—109 miles from Takhli

             Satelite--> Chiang Mai—268 miles from Takhli

 U-Tapao RTAFB—approximately 200 miles south of Korat RTAFB

             Satelite--> Bang Pla –80 miles

             Satelite--> Camp Vayama-- 10 miles

             Satelite--> 807th Engineering Construction Battalion—77 miles

             Satelite--> Kanchanaburi--90miles

             Satelite-->  Pattaya Beach-- 10 miles west from U-Tapao

pattaya beach swimming pool

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

U.S. RnR facility at Pattaya Beach

 Korat RTAFB—Approximately 160 miles northeast of Bangkok

             Satelite--> 538th Engineering Construction Battalion—25 miles

             Satelite--> Green Hill60 miles

Camp Vayama -- (planned but never built as primary network outlet)

Radio Facilities

Location

Studio Location

Primary Unit Served

Freq

Power

Ant

Transmission Method

Status

Korat/

Friendship

Korat

388 TFW

1450kc 101.9 FM

100w

Long Wire

Radiation

Key Station

Green Hill

Korat

 

1220kc

50w

None

Close Circuit

Satellite

538th Eng

Korat

 

1220kc

50w

None

Close Ckt

Satellite

809th Eng

Korat

 

1350kc

50w

Bulb

Audio Distr

Satellite

Ubon

Ubon

8 TFWg

940kc 99.7

100w

Long Wire

Radiation

Affiliate

Udorn

Udorn

432 TRWg

1520kc 99.7

100w

Vertical

Radiation

Affiliate

Khon Kaen

Udorn

 

1330kc

100w

None

Close Ckt

Satellite

Ramasun

Udorn

7 RRFS

1410kc

100w

None

Close Ckt

Satellite

Nakon Phanom

NKP

56 SOQg

770kc

100w

Long Wire

Radiation

Affiliate

Mukdahan

NKP

 

770kc

50w

None

Close Ckt

Satellite

Camp Cloudy/Phy Khieo

NKP

 

1450kc

100w

None

Close Ckt

Satellite

Phu Mu

NKP

 

940kc

50w

Bulb

Close Ckt

Satellite

561st Eng

NKP

 

770kc

50w

None

Close Ckt

Satellite

Takhli

Takhli

366 TFW

1520kc

100w

Long Wire

Radiation

Affliate

Phitsonulok

Takhli

621st TCS

1450kc

100w

None

Close Ckt

Satellite

Chiang Mai

Takhli

1980 Comm Sq

1520kc

50w

Long Wire

Radiation

Satellite

Koke-Kathien/ Lop Buri

Takhli

46th Special Forces

1450kc

50w

None

Close Ckt

Satellite

U-Tapao

U-Tapao

635 CSGp/ 307 SWg

1220kc

100w

Long Wire

Radiation

Affliate

Camp Vayama

U-Tapao

 

940kc

100w

None

Close Ckt

Satellite

Warin

Ubon

442 Sig Bn

 

 

 

ADS*

Satellite

Pattaya

U-Tapao

JUSMAG

 

 

 

ADS

Satellite

Don Muang

 

631 CSGp

 

 

 

ADS

Satellite

Bangkok

 

JUSMAG/MACTHAI

 

 

 

ADS

Satellite

Bangkok

 

51 Dist OSI

 

 

 

ADS

Satellite

Bangkok

 

AFPOE

 

 

 

ADS

Satellite

Samesan

 

USARSUPTHAI

 

 

 

ADS

Satellite

Nam Phong

Udorn

18 Marine Air Group

1450kc

100w

Long Wire

Radiation

Satellite

Ko Kha AS

 

6201 Air BBase Sq

770c

100w

 

Carrier current

Satellite

Sattahip

 

JUSMAG House

 

 

 

ADS

Satellite

 ADS = Audio Distribution System

Television Facilities

Network Location

Type

Primary Unit Serviced

Channel

Xmtr

Antenna

Signal Coverage

Korat*

Primary

388 TFWg

80

2.5

Cor Refctor

Base Map

Korat

Translator

388 TFWg

74

2.5

Cor Refctor

 

U-Tapao*

Primary

635 CSG/307 SWg

74

2.5

Cor Refctor

 

Samesan

Relay

USARSUPTHAI

80

2.5

Log Periodi

 

Udorn*

Primary

432 TFWg

74

2.5

Cor Refctor

Base Map

Ramasun

Relay

7th RRFS

74

2.5

Log Periodi

 

Ubon*

Primary

8th TFWg

74

2.5

CR/LP

Base Map

NKP*

Primary

56 SOWg

74

2.5

CR/LP

Base Map

Takhli*

Primary

366 TFW 

 

2.5

 

Base Map

 Note:  Channel 80 at Korat was split into two corner reflector antennas with approximately 1 watt delivered to each.

 Note:  (2) 74 at Udorn is split into two corner reflector antennas with approximately 1 watt delivered to each.

 

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