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    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

    • Occasional sound issues, Comcast Cable, Black remote control

      Originally posted 6/19/2013: Some Comcast Basic Cable customers around the Bay Area have reported audio issues with KQED and KQED Plus, on channels 9 and 10. The problem is not related to KQED’s transmission but may be caused by the language setting on your Comcast remote control. If your Comcast remote control is black, please […]

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KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too

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Digital TV FAQ

    Receiving KQED's Digital Channels

    • How do I receive KQED's Digital Channels?
    • Do I need a high definition (HD)TV set to get KQED's Digital Channels through Comcast cable?
    • Can I get KQED's Digital Channels if I subscribe to Satellite TV?

     

    Questions about Costs for Digital Service

     

    Other Frequently Asked Questions about KQED TV's Digital Conversion

    • What is multicasting?
    • What is datacasting: enhanced and interactive DTV?
    • Why do I need an antenna? Do I need a new one?
    • What is the viewing area for the new digital channels?
    • Why does digital technology change the shape of the picture?
    • Does KQED HD broadcast in 1080i or 720p?
    • What is the difference between DT-9.1, and DT-9.2 & 9.3?
    • What are the basic DTV requirements?

     

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