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QUEST Previous Broadcasts

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 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.

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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

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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

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