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Black Holes/Stanford's Camera Traps (Episode #607H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

Hunt for black holes with NASA's new space telescope that uses X-ray vision to try and unlock the secrets of these invisible space oddities. Then, find out what's being done about the alarming amount of plastic that is collecting in the Pacific Ocean. And, uncover the secret lives of animals through motion-activated cameras at Stanford's Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 30, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 29, 2015 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 29, 2015 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

X-Ray Microscope / Astrophotography (Episode #605H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

Meet the Bay Area scientists who have developed an amazing new microscope that uses X-rays to generate 3D views of cells. Then, learn why UC Berkeley researchers are using geckos, insects and other animals as inspiration for the design of new products. Plus, see the deep space astrophotography of Rogelio Bernal Andreo.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 23, 2015 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 23, 2015 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 23, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 22, 2015 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 22, 2015 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct, Night Sky (Episode #512H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 5, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

Discover how a multi-billion dollar engineering project is earthquake-proofing the water supply for millions of Bay Area residents. QUEST visits a research facility in North Carolina where scientists are preserving the history of astronomical photography, one plate at a time. And learn why Nebraska photographer Mike Forsberg travelled across the Great Plains to portray the wild species and habitats of "flyover country."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 9, 2015 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 9, 2015 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 9, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 8, 2015 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Invasive Species: Asian Carp (Episode #511H)

KQED World: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 1:00 PM

Investigate how invasive Asian carp are destroying the Mississippi River system and threatening the Great Lakes. Learn how a destructive invasive fish has had an unexpectedly positive effect on the Lake Erie Water Snake. And find out how San Francisco Bay became the most invaded estuary in the world.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 7:30 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

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

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KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
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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

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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

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KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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