Upcoming Broadcasts:

Murphy Door, House Hydrant (#1425H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tom's working his magic in Salem; see him transform a bookshelf into a secret passage. No more leaky spigot. Watch Richard install an outdoor house hydrant that eliminates drips. And Scott reveals it only takes two tools for most electrical work.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 11:30am Remind me

Doorbell, Home Gym, Pipes (#1426H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Tom and Kevin head to Montana to build a home gym for a wounded Navy Seal. The sound of silence, see Scott bring the noise back to a faulty doorbell. Richard's got your number. Watch him explain how 22 and 45 play an important role under your sink.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 2, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Classroom Garden, House Fan (#1401H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Watch Tom keep things cool on the West Coast with a whole house fan installation. Then follow Roger and Jenn as they work with students to liven up a school's garden. Richard explains new water heater regulations.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 4, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 9, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Garage Power, Chainsaw Safety (#1402H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG

From chaps to eye protection, watch Roger and Kevin go over the dos and dont's of chainsaw use. See Scott work with a homeowner to improve the electrical connection to a garage. Tom helps a new mom by silencing squeaky floors in her baby's room.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 16, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Driveway Patch, Shaker Table (#1403H) Duration: 25:16 STEREO TVG

A driveway pothole is more than meets the eye for Roger. See what he found and how he patches it. Watch Tom and Kevin get a history lesson from the Shakers to build a nightstand and see Scott dust off an old railroad lantern and give it new life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Renewable Energy (#1404H) Duration: 25:16 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: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 1:30pm 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

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 9: Sat, Jul 9, 2016 -- 4:30pm 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 9: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 -- 4:30pm 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

Childproofing, Falling Sink (#1409H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Oh baby! Kevin visits Delaware to help a new mom keep her little one safe from household hazards. Richard has that sinking feeling. Watch him give a lift to a falling fixture. And see Scott stay current with a tutorial on the latest voltage testers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 4:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • 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 […]

    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

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

KQED DTV Channels



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



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



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

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