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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 will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

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, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

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KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.