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Dust Bowl Previous Broadcasts

Reaping The Whirlwind (Episode #102H)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 7:00 AM

In the second episode, experience the gradual relief as the families of the plains seek new lives in California and government conservation efforts - and a break in the drought in 1939 - eventually stabilize the soil and bring the farms back to life, but with dangers of another Dust Bowl facing future generations.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

The Great Plow Up (Episode #101H)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 7:00 AM

In the first episode, feel the full force of the worst manmade environmental disaster in America's history as survivors recall the terror of the dust storms, the desperation of hungry families and how they managed to find hope even as the earth and heavens seemed to turn against them.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

Reaping The Whirlwind (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 8:01 PM

In the second episode, experience the gradual relief as the families of the plains seek new lives in California and government conservation efforts - and a break in the drought in 1939 - eventually stabilize the soil and bring the farms back to life, but with dangers of another Dust Bowl facing future generations.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 10:01 PM

The Great Plow Up (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 8:00 PM

In the first episode, feel the full force of the worst manmade environmental disaster in America's history as survivors recall the terror of the dust storms, the desperation of hungry families and how they managed to find hope even as the earth and heavens seemed to turn against them.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 19, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 18, 2012 -- 10:00 PM
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 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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