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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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    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

    • 4/17/16 ? KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

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

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