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America Revealed Previous Broadcasts

Made in the U.S.A. (Episode #104H)

KQED Plus: Tue, May 8, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

This episode examines how American industry creates, whether it's a simple cardboard box, a sleek new car, a jumbo jet or a tiny silicon chip, and how supply and demand, manufacturing and assembly are interconnected.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 14, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 13, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 9, 2012 -- 4:00 AM

Electric Nation (Episode #103H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 6, 2012 -- 11:00 PM

Our modern electric power grid has been called the biggest and most complex machine in the world -- delivering electricity to over 300 million Americans over 200,000 miles of high tension transmission lines. But even though the grid touches almost every aspect of our lives, it's a system we know very little about. In this episode, Yul Kwon will travel around the country to understand its intricacies, its vulnerabilities and the remarkable ingenuity required to keep the electricity on every day of the year.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 7, 2012 -- 5:00 AM

Made in the U.S.A. (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Wed, May 2, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

This episode examines how American industry creates, whether it's a simple cardboard box, a sleek new car, a jumbo jet or a tiny silicon chip, and how supply and demand, manufacturing and assembly are interconnected.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 14, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, May 13, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 9, 2012 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, May 6, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, May 5, 2012 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Fri, May 4, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 3, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, May 3, 2012 -- 4:00 AM

Electric Nation (Episode #103H)

KQED Plus: Tue, May 1, 2012 -- 10:00 PM

Our modern electric power grid has been called the biggest and most complex machine in the world -- delivering electricity to over 300 million Americans over 200,000 miles of high tension transmission lines. But even though the grid touches almost every aspect of our lives, it's a system we know very little about. In this episode, Yul Kwon will travel around the country to understand its intricacies, its vulnerabilities and the remarkable ingenuity required to keep the electricity on every day of the year.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Mon, May 7, 2012 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, May 2, 2012 -- 4:00 AM
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    • 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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      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

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      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

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