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Profile: Sylvia Earle/SETI: The New Search for ET (Episode #311H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 27, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

QUEST profiles marine scientist and deep sea explorer Sylvia Earle, and find out why SETI scientists now say we might be hearing from ET sooner than you think.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 30, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 30, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 29, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 28, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Next Meal: Engineering Food (Episode #701H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 13, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Discover how genetically engineered crops are made, their pros and cons, and what the future might hold for research and regulations such as labeling. In a half-hour special, QUEST Northern California explores genetically engineered crops in the wake of Proposition 37, the November 2012 initiative that would have required foods containing genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled in California.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 17, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 17, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 16, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 16, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 16, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 15, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 14, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

America's Energy Future (Episode #706H)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 6, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

From fossil fuels to renewables, the race is on to find better ways to manage and maximize our energy sources. Tour a massive solar farm in California, investigate the impacts of fracking on Ohio's groundwater supplies, and join Missouri University students as they compete to build the most energy-efficient house in America.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 10, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 10, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 9, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 9, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 8, 2013 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 7, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Restoring America's Waters (Episode #705H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 1, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

Find out how the health of America's waterways is being restored. Follow scientists and fishermen as they team up to rebuild North Carolina's deteriorating oyster reefs. Battle algae blooms with Lake Erie researchers and discover how the largest dam removal project in U.S. history is providing hope for Washington state's salmon. Plus, discover an Ohio artist who turns coal mine run-off into works of art.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 3, 2013 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 2, 2013 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Nov 2, 2013 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 2, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • DT9s: Sutro Tower testing, early Tues 4/22 1am-5am

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED (and 3 other local Bay Area stations) will be doing full-load testing on new equipment at Sutro Tower early Tues 4/22 between 1am & 5am. If all goes as planned the KQED transmitter will go off twice during the early part of this period for between 15 and 30 seconds each […]

    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

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