MotorWeek Previous Broadcasts

Hyundai Elantra (Episode #3208H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 28, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

* Road Test: 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT/Coupe * Road Test: 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class * Goss' Garage: Aging Tires

Acura RDX (Episode #3207H)

KQED Life: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 8:30 AM

* Road Test: 2013 Acura RDX * Road Test: 2013 RAM 1500 * Goss' Garage: Engine Plug Problem

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 20, 2012 -- 12:00 PM

Lexus LS (Episode #3206H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 14, 2012 -- 3:00 PM

* Road Test: 2013 Lexus LS * Road Test: 2013 Chevrolet Spark * Goss' Garage: Brake Issues

Porsche Boxster S (Episode #3205H)

KQED Life: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 8:30 AM

* Road Test: 2013 Porsche Boxster S * Road Test: 2013 Toyota Prius Plug-In * Goss' Garage: Buying Parts Online

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 7, 2012 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 6, 2012 -- 12:00 PM
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TV Technical Issues

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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

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