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

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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    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

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

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XFINITY 190
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Wave 154

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XFINITY 192
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