Leading Gen Previous Broadcasts

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

    TV Technical Issues
    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

    • Tues 9/29: Planned outage for KQET DT25 Over the Air signal

      (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) The Fremont Peak transmission tower will be undergoing one of its routine maintenance inspections Tuesday. We expect to shut down the KQET DT25 signal at approximately 2pm (along with other stations on the tower), and expect to return around 3pm. Most TVs will automatically recover the signals after an outage of […]

    • KQED DT9.1 ? 9.3, Sunday 9/20: Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: KQED’s Sutro Tower signal was restored to full power shortly after 3pm on Monday. If your TV set has still not re-acquired the signal automatically, a rescan is probably in order. – – – – – – – – – UPDATE: Our over the air signal was restored at 50% power apx 4pm Sunday. […]

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

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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
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Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

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Wave 10
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Channel 54.3
Wave 157

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KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

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Channel 54.4
Wave 155

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