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QUEST Previous Broadcasts

140th Anniversary of the Hayward Earthquake/The Physics of Sailing (Episode #214H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Learn how scientists are preparing for the next big earthquake on the Hayward Fault, and find out what we know and don't know about what makes sail boats sail.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 15, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 15, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 12, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 9, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 9, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Track Elephant Seals/Life On Mars (Episode #501H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 1, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Meet scientists tracking elephant seals along San Mateo County's' coast and search for life on Mars with NASA's new rover. Your Videos on QUEST highlights an excerpt of Bay Area filmmaker Joshua Cassidy's short film, Life by the Tide.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 8, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 5, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 4, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 2, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 2, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Going UP: Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay / Please Touch the Animals: Environmental Enrichment at Zoos (Episode #412H)

KQED World: Wed, Aug 1, 2012 -- 6:30 AM

Scientists say it's no secret San Francisco Bay is rising, and QUEST investigates how high it will rise and when. And from body work and acupuncture for giraffes, to pachyderm pedicures, come see how the Oakland Zoo is using alternative treatments to guarantee the well-being of its residents.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 1, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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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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