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Tagging Tuna/ Darfur Cooking Stoves (Episode #208)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Scientists work to uncover the lives of tuna in time to protect them and a simple stove design from Bay Area researchers is improving life in the refugee camps of Darfur.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 28, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 25, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 24, 2012 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Perilous Diesel/ The Reverse Evolution Machine (Episode #117)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Learn more about California's new efforts to reduce pollution from diesel soot from aging ships, trucks and buses, a health threat whose most serious impacts are on low-income areas. And find out how scientists are flipping evolution on its head by studying the DNA of living animals to discover more about the earliest mammals. Plus, San Francisco maps its urban forest online.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 17, 2012 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 15, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

The Physics of Biking/Whale Shark (Episode #604H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Investigate the forces that allow humans to balance on a bicycle with researchers from Davis, California who are trying to understand the physics of riding a bike. And, meet Bay Area researchers working to protect frogs across the state and across the world. Plus, explore whale sharks with Kip Evans, a wildlife filmmaker from Pacific Grove, California.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 14, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 11, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 10, 2012 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 8, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED 9: Thu, Nov 1, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 7, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 4, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 3, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
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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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