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DIY Playground (Episode #107)

KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 26, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

Judy and Adam journey to the northern mountains of Nicaragua to work with the kids of Cusmapa to build the playground of their dreams. With the help of the Fabretto Children's Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps local children reach their full potential, the entire community pitches in, working from the ground up to build Cusmapa a playground.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 27, 2012 -- 4:30 AM

Trash to Treasure (Episode #110)

KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 26, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

For the last episode, kids across the country were asked to recycle, re-use and re-engineer everyday materials into the next big invention in the 2010 Trash to Treasure contest. Three grand-prize winners visit Boston to work with professional engineers at Continuum, a global innovation and design consultancy, to see their original ideas become real products.

Garden-To-Go (Episode #103)

KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 19, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Judy and Adam travel to London, England, to meet Mariam and Bert, two young members of Global Generation -- a community organization that grows fruits and vegetables in one of London's largest construction sites. Bringing new meaning to the phrase "eat locally, build globally," Mariam and Bert work with Adam and Judy to design and build a pedal-powered mobile garden that will help them sell their produce to nearby restaurants.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 20, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 19, 2012 -- 10:30 PM

DIY Playground (Episode #107)

KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 5, 2012 -- 4:00 PM

Judy and Adam journey to the northern mountains of Nicaragua to work with the kids of Cusmapa to build the playground of their dreams. With the help of the Fabretto Children's Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps local children reach their full potential, the entire community pitches in, working from the ground up to build Cusmapa a playground.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 27, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 13, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 12, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 12, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Apr 6, 2012 -- 4:30 AM
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Apr 5, 2012 -- 10:30 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air signal currently down

      (DT54.1 through 54.5) During the course of the work described below, which necessitated moving our outgoing signal from the main antenna to the auxillary antenna, the transmitter suddenly shut down. As of 3:30pm Tues, we do not have an estimated time for repair and return of the Over the Air signals for DT54.1 through 54.5

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

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