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Redwoods/Science of Chocolate (Episode #504H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Scientists climb a 320-foot redwood to predict the effects of climate change on these trees. Bay Area chocolate makers explain the elaborate engineering and chemistry behind this tasty treat

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Going UP: Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay / Please Touch the Animals: Environmental Enrichment at Zoos (Episode #412H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 9, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Scientists say it's no secret San Francisco Bay is rising, and QUEST investigates how high it will rise and when. And from body work and acupuncture for giraffes, to pachyderm pedicures, come see how the Oakland Zoo is using alternative treatments to guarantee the well-being of its residents.

Science of Cheese/Emotions Revealed (Episode #503H)

KQED World: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Discover the microbiology of cheese-making, and explore facial expressions with Oakland psychologist Paul Ekman. Plus, see Steven Christenson's images of the night sky on "Your Photos on QUEST."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Homegrown Particle Accelerators / Fido Fights Cancer (Episode #411H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Discover how Bay Area atom smashers have unlocked the building blocks of the universe, and find out how dogs might help doctors detect cancer - in people

Science of Cheese/Emotions Revealed (Episode #503H)

KQED 9: Thu, Aug 1, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Discover the microbiology of cheese-making, and explore facial expressions with Oakland psychologist Paul Ekman. Plus, see Steven Christenson's images of the night sky on "Your Photos on QUEST."

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 4, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 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.

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too