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

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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    • 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 […]

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Wave 156

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Wave 154

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