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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 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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

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Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

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Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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