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Earth Day Special: Where We've Been, Where We're Headed (Episode #204)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Explore the birth of the Bay Area's environmental movement a generation ago, then see what gains have been made and what challenges remain.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 27, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 26, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 25, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Megathrust Earthquakes (Episode #509H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Discover how engineering activities to generate energy also can trigger man-made earthquakes. Explore the most powerful earthquakes on the planet, and what it would look like if the next "big one" hits the West Coast. And visit the "shake table" at UC Berkeley to learn about an important tool used by engineers to design safer structures in earthquake country.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Hetch Hetchy Aqueduct, Night Sky (Episode #512H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 3, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Discover how a multi-billion dollar engineering project is earthquake-proofing the water supply for millions of Bay Area residents. QUEST visits a research facility in North Carolina where scientists are preserving the history of astronomical photography, one plate at a time. And learn why Nebraska photographer Mike Forsberg travelled across the Great Plains to portray the wild species and habitats of "flyover country."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 7, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 6, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Apr 5, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 4, 2013 -- 1:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED all channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Fri 12/19 midnight-6am

      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

    • KQED Plus OTA ? Optimistically planned maintenance: Fri 12/05 mid-morning

      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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

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