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Phoenix & Tucson (Episode #506)

KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Alexandra and Anna learn about construction techniques at the Arizona Science Center's "Many Hands Make a Home" exhibit, trying out what they learn on a house for their dog, Rupert. Home Prickly Home: Alex and Mark head to the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum to see which creatures make the Saguaro cactus home. And DFTV learns how Chase Field-the only sports facility in world that has a retractable roof, air conditioning, and natural turf-keeps its grass green and growing.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Canines (Episode #406)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf? Not Zachary and Jerit, who explore pack behavior to determine the "top dog." Canine conundrum: Alexa, Miriah and Janaya investigate which sled dog should lead the pack to victory. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can you keep your pooch from being a "hot dog?"

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Animal Behavior (Episode #307Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Ting and Mallory horse around while investigating equine communication. Young Florida investigators find out whether sharks and rays are really kissing cousins. It's all black and white: New Jersey kids investigate penguins. And neurobiologist Erich Jarvis makes feathers fly with his research on birds, brains and language formation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Planet Earth (Episode #306Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Los Angeles rafters learn to read and ride the whitewater as they shoot down American River, exploring the ecology, geology and splashy thrills of the infamous rapids known as Satan's Cesspool. And DRAGONFLY TV spins a new query: how can you prove that the Earth actually rotates around the sun?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

San Francisco (Episode #507)

KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Starting at Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science, Claire and Nisha walk the lines-the San Andreas and Hayward fault lines-to learn what causes earthquakes. Inspired by the "Light and Color" exhibit at the Exploratorium, a group of industrious middle schoolers create their own interactive art installation. And Dragonfly TV demystifies how antique cable cars continue to conquer the city's incredible hills.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Sound (Episode #405)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Brittney and Maggie explore communication using the bumpin' backdrop of a volleyball game. Tarissa and Sabrina pump up the volume, grabbing a decibel meter to monitor the sometimes dangerous sounds in their favorite New York City hang-outs. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can you turn sheet music without using your hands?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Planet Earth (Episode #306Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Los Angeles rafters learn to read and ride the whitewater as they shoot down American River, exploring the ecology, geology and splashy thrills of the infamous rapids known as Satan's Cesspool. And DRAGONFLY TV spins a new query: how can you prove that the Earth actually rotates around the sun?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Engineering (Episode #305Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Sarah and Rachel get a rise out of engineering a real hovercraft. Charlie, Carol, Maria and Ciara get moooo-ving and design a milk- carton boat. And seeing is believing: a principle engineer at Nanomuscle, Incorporated, creates lifelike toy eyeballs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Minneapolis & Saint Paul (Episode #504)

KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Inspired by the IMAX movie Stomp, Maxine and Hannah create their own musical instruments at the Science Museum of Minnesota. Rylee, who uses a myoelectric prosthetic arm, heads to The Bakken Museum to explore how the electrical signals in her body help her arm function. And, in the Grossest Segment Ever!, Paige and Nick check out the "Animal Grossology" exhibit at the Science Museum of Minnesota before investigating how animals depend on their sense of smell at the Minnesota Zoo. In the Science Secret, find out what happens when you fill the Mall of America, one of world's largest shopping malls, with almost 40 million visitors each year.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Friction (Episode #404)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Slippery scientists Mimi, Haley, Tara and Lauren investigate the icy sport of curling. Sara and Rachel get a rise out of engineering a real hovercraft. And Dragonfly TV asks: How can you practice your hockey moves without ice?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Engineering (Episode #305Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Sarah and Rachel get a rise out of engineering a real hovercraft. Charlie, Carol, Maria and Ciara get moooo-ving and design a milk- carton boat. And seeing is believing: a principle engineer at Nanomuscle, Incorporated, creates lifelike toy eyeballs.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 16, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Forensics (Episode #304Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Carolyn and Kaila turn into forensic scientists to solve a birthday mystery, and viewers meet Jose Almirall, a criminalist with the Metro-Dade Police Department Crime Laboratory Bureau who does real-life scientific sleuthing.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Los Angeles (Episode #503)

KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 6, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Milan and Harison go deep, comparing bottom feeders at the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific to those in the wild. While at the California Science Center's Big Lab, Max and Brian create model sailboats and the set sail in the Pacific to determine the most efficient design. And Dragonfly TV heads to the La Brea Tar Pits to check out the Ice Age inhabitants of L.A.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 6, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Animal Behavior (Episode #403)

KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Jerika and Shannon hop to it and explore which rabbits are the best athletes. Robyn and Alex dive into a sea lion investigation. And: Which sport keeps bears healthy and happy?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Feb 6, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Forensics (Episode #304Z)

KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Carolyn and Kaila turn into forensic scientists to solve a birthday mystery, and viewers meet Jose Almirall, a criminalist with the Metro-Dade Police Department Crime Laboratory Bureau who does real-life scientific sleuthing.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Wind (Episode #303Z)

KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 4:00 PM

Go fly a kite: Danielle and Jasmine engineer a sleek two-stringer for fierce kite competition. And Nathaniel creates his own wind tunnel to test his race cars.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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