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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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    • 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!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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