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Hog Wild/Amateur Astronomers (Episode #312H)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 22, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Wild pigs are overrunning the Bay Area's parks and open spaces and QUEST meets the amateur stargazers in the Bay Area who are making important observations about the cosmos.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 25, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Restoring America's Waters (Episode #705H)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 15, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Find out how the health of America's waterways is being restored. Follow scientists and fishermen as they team up to rebuild North Carolina's deteriorating oyster reefs. Battle algae blooms with Lake Erie researchers and discover how the largest dam removal project in U.S. history is providing hope for Washington state's salmon. Plus, discover an Ohio artist who turns coal mine run-off into works of art.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 19, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 19, 2017 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 19, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 18, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Chasing Beetles, Finding Darwin (Episode #301H)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 8, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

It's been 150 years since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. Yet his ideas remain as central to scientific exploration as ever. QUEST follows researchers who are still unlocking the mysteries of evolution, like entomologist David Kavanaugh, who predicted that a new beetle species would be found on the Trinity Alps. Find out if his prediction came true.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

From Farm to Fork to Fuel (Episode #704H)

KQED 9: Wed, Feb 1, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Discover innovative approaches for producing and maximizing our food resources. Explore how a Milwaukee farmer feeds a growing urban population, discover strategies for reducing food waste in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, and go behind the scenes at a North Carolina facility that turns cooking grease into fuel. Plus, check out gardens on wheels in Omaha, Nebraska.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Feb 2, 2017 -- 1:00 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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

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(starts Jan 16, 2017)
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XFINITY 192
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XFINITY 189
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XFINITY 190
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