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Equal Time Previous Broadcasts

Racial Identity (Episode #211H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 29, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

The face of America is changing and is becoming more mixed. Even the President of the United States is part of this emerging identity. How do these individuals define themselves and how do others define them? These questions are explored and discussed in this episode of Equal Time.

Poetry Or Profanity? (Episode #210H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 15, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

Reporter Unsa Suhail explores the world of hip hop and rap music and its impact on children and teenage rappers. This episode of Equal Time takes a look at the current hip hop music scene and speculates as to where it might be headed. The "rap image" is also discussed. Rappers Freddie Gibbs, Kendrick Lamar, Blue Scholars and Casey Veggies lend their voices and share their music.

San Jose Mayors (Episode #209H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 8, 2012 -- 2:00 PM

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed joins four former San Jose mayors to discuss city progress and problems, past and present. Mayors are asked why they did not foresee the current budget crisis. Public service pensions and downtown development are also addressed in this lively discussion, part of the Don Edwards Lecture Series at San Jose State University. Participants include Norm Mineta, Janet Gray Hayes, Susan Hammer and Ron Gonzales. Host: Bob Rucker Discussion Moderator: Terry Christensen

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    • KQED all channels, planned overnight maintenance: early Fri 12/19 midnight-6am

      (this includes all DT9, DT54 and DT25 channels, along with all paid services) We will be doing upgrade and maintenance work in our Master Control area during the overnight hours of late Thurs/early Fri 12/19. Work will begin shortly after midnight early Friday, which may last until 6am, though we hope to finish earlier. This […]

    • KQED Plus OTA ? Optimistically planned maintenance: Fri 12/05 mid-morning

      (DT54.1 thru 54.5) Assuming that the weather and road conditions permit, we plan to do a bit of maintenance on our KQEH transmitter the morning of Friday 12/05… hopefully 10am-11am-ish, but could be a bit later. Most of the work should not affect the outgoing signal, but there will need to be a cable swap […]

    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

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