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Birdmen: The Original Dream of Flight Previous Broadcasts

KQED 9: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 8:00 PM

Staring down a sheer precipice into a deep abyss with your head spinning, every fiber in your body tries to resist the edge. Meet the men and women who don't. Overcoming their fears, they step off into thin air and fly like birds, hurtling at impossible speeds and gliding across beautiful, rolling landscapes. In the words of one base jumper: "It's only when you leave the cliff - when you're flying - that you really feel at home." This program is a startling, adrenaline-filled insight into the revolutionary new sport that brings the dream of human flight alive.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Aug 22, 2013 -- 2:00 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 […]

    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      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 […]

    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      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.

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

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