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Episode #107

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview Russ Clarke, age 42, a 2nd generation plumbing contractor and Buddhist missionary, who barely survives surgery after he donates part of his liver to his ailing brother; Blanka Rothschild, age 85, a Holocaust survivor, describes her will and struggle to survive, her success and achievements; Suzanne and Larry Bischof, ages 62 and 65, explain why they left his successful career and the big city for a home and work in a small town, home schooling their four children, and living with multiple generations.

Episode #105

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview "Bob" Parish, age 68, recipient of the Peace Corps's highest honor, tells about his extraordinary life before and after his 29 cancer surgeries; Joy, age 31, and Greg Dixon, age 39, talk about rearing five children, togetherness, and financial planning - she works nights as an auditor and he works days as a car salesman. Matthew Simmons, age 35, Gulf War veteran, shares his experiences with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and his healing process which involves work in a Bird Sanctuary.

Episode #104

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Hosts Gino La Mont and Carolyn Ausman interview Nancy Bricard, age 75, concert pianist and teacher, up-beat survivor of multiple bouts of cancer; Rick Klassen, age 52, is a Professional Dog Trainer, who trains war hero Michael McCourt's dog, "Buddy," key to giving new meaning to Michael's life; Veteran Michael McCourt, age 61, was suffering from years of depression and isolation following his war experiences; and Oliver Walker, age 46, in prison for over half of his life, is recovering from alcohol and substance abuse, and is now teaching young people how to avoid these problems; Three widowed siblings, ages 83, 88, and 92, decide to live together again and find new joys and escape from loneliness, retirement homes, or living with their children.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too