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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Renewable Energy (#1404H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Watch Richard and Kevin investigate mechanical rooms on their trip to Germany and explain why the country is a world leader in energy efficiency. Follow Kevin's return to the states to help Ross install a residential wind turbine in Texas.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me

Home Composting, Steam Boiler (#1405H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's trash day and Jenn is ready to recycle. See how homeowners can use organic garbage to create soil. Watch Richard play detective to figure out why a steam boiler is losing so much water. One of the guys breaks into song on "What is it?"

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Sink Mistake, Security Light (#1406H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

The sinking feeling of regret. Watch Richard rescue an Atlanta homeowner by replacing a trendy mistake in the bathroom. See Scott make an unusual find in an old attic, then shine a light on a dark driveway. And "What is it?" goes to the mattresses.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Butterfly Garden, Dark Closet (#1407H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Butterflies take flight. Watch Roger track the path of Monarchs and set up a garden just for them in Fort Worth. No need to separate lights from darks. See Scott bring some luster to an under-lit closet. And the must-have tools for every woodworker.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 10:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me

Home Brew Beer, Rain Barrel (#1408H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

It's a recipe thousands of years old. Watch Kevin learn about ales and lagers from Bridget Lancaster of America's Test Kitchen. Tom loves rainy days - see his DIY project to conserve water that costs only $40. How to avoid holiday disposal disasters!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 2:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • Mon 5/09/16: KQEH DT54 planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Monday 5/09 The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels at some point Monday (most likely early afternoon) for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna late-afternoon when work is completed. The change […]

    • KQED DT9: planned overnight outage, Over the Air early 5/04

      (DT9-1, 9-2, and 9-3) Early Wed 5/04, beginning 12:30am We will be shutting down our KQED DT9 Over the Air Sutro Tower (SF) transmission at apx. 12:30am early Wednesday May 4th, in order to install some new equipment. We expect to be back on the air between 4am-6am Wednesday morning. Most receivers will automatically re-acquire […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
Wave 9 and HD 164
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave 10
DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: IF this channel provided to customer, channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

Quality children's programming parents love too