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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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    • 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 […]

    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

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

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