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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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    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

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

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