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Deep Water Corals/Uganda Chimps (Episode #603H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Travel thousands of feet below the ocean's surface to explore fragile deep sea corals off the California coast. Meet Bay Area engineers creating detailed virtual records of the world's great monuments, including their realistic recreation of the Mexican ruins of Chichen Itza. Plus, discover the Oakland Zoo's efforts to protect chimpanzees from illegal poaching in Uganda.

Pump It Up: Heart Health Special Report (Episode #602H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Investigate the number one cause of death in America, heart disease, which kills close to 600,000 people each year - more than die from cancer, car accidents or AIDS. Meet a teenager trying to lower her risk; a heart attack patient and the team that saved her life, and a researcher working to one day rebuild a damaged heart from the inside out.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 31, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 27, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Fri, Oct 26, 2012 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 25, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Amateur Rocketeers/Edible Insects (Episode #601H)

KQED 9: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Meet amateur rocket builders who are striving to reach the edge of space with their home-made rockets.Then get a different perspective on nature with photographer Simon Christen who shares his passion for observing the environment through time-lapse photography. Finally, take a bite into the latest food craze and cook with bug-eating enthusiasts who believe that insects are a smarter alternative to more traditional kinds of meat.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 24, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 21, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 18, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Agricultural Pests, Sylvia Earle (Episode #608H)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 3, 2012 -- 6:30 AM

As winters have become warmer, California is becoming more hospitable to destructive insect pests. QUEST investigates how climate change is impacting the state's massive farming industry. Plus, meet two ocean scientists: Stephen Palumbi, who reflects on his career studying tropical corals; and renowned deep sea explorer Sylvia Earle.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 13, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Oct 11, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Oct 10, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 3, 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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