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The Physics of Biking/Whale Shark (Episode #604H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Investigate the forces that allow humans to balance on a bicycle with researchers from Davis, California who are trying to understand the physics of riding a bike. And, meet Bay Area researchers working to protect frogs across the state and across the world. Plus, explore whale sharks with Kip Evans, a wildlife filmmaker from Pacific Grove, California.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 29, 2014 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 28, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Pump It Up: Heart Health Special Report (Episode #602H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Investigate the number one cause of death in America, heart disease, which kills close to 600,000 people each year - more than die from cancer, car accidents or AIDS. Meet a teenager trying to lower her risk; a heart attack patient and the team that saved her life, and a researcher working to one day rebuild a damaged heart from the inside out.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 24, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 24, 2014 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 23, 2014 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 23, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 22, 2014 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 21, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Amateur Rocketeers/Edible Insects (Episode #601H)

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 6, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

Meet amateur rocket builders who are striving to reach the edge of space with their home-made rockets.Then get a different perspective on nature with photographer Simon Christen who shares his passion for observing the environment through time-lapse photography. Finally, take a bite into the latest food craze and cook with bug-eating enthusiasts who believe that insects are a smarter alternative to more traditional kinds of meat.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 9, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 8, 2014 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 7, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

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

KQED Plus: Fri, Aug 1, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

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: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 3, 2014 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 2, 2014 -- 1:00 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

    • 4/17/16 ? KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

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

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