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Electrical Vehicle Charger Install/Kitchen Sink Install (#1325H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner install an electric vehicle charger next to his house. The guys ask, "What is it?" Then, Richard helps a homeowner install a new kitchen sink.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 24, 2015 -- 2:30pm
  • KQED Life: Thu, May 28, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, May 28, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 29, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me

Smart Thermostat Install/Barn Solar Install (#1326H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Roger teaches Kevin about lengths to consider when mowing the lawn. Richard travels to Pittsburgh to install a thermostat that interfaces with a smartphone to save energy and money. Ross Trethewey walks Kevin through the installation of a photovoltaic solar array on the barn. And Kevin, Tom, Richard and Roger ask, "What is it?"

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 4, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Episode #1301H Duration: 24:45 STEREO TVG

The 13th season begins with Richard showing Kevin some solutions for dealing with rust staining. Tom opens up a small home by installing a pass-through in a load-bearing wall. Roger replaces a poorly built fence gate with one that will last. And the guys play "What is it?" with special guest, NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 11, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 13, 2015 -- 10:00am Remind me

Episode #1302H Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Roger heads to Florida to learn about citrus greening, a disease that's killing citrus trees across the state. Tom replaces an old vinyl peel-and-stick floor with ceramic tile. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jun 13, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 18, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Episode #1303H Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Roger educates Kevin on beneficial insects. Tom resizes a front door that gets stuck on carpet every time it's opened. Richard repairs an outdoor garden faucet. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 25, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Episode #1304H Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

The guys tackle practical solutions for drought. Richard and Kevin open the show at Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the country that's only at 40% capacity. Roger visits Las Vegas to replace a water-guzzling lawn with a desert appropriate alternative. Kevin meets with meteorologist Jim Cantore to hear cautionary tales from the front lines of the drought. And Richard travels to San Francisco to replace an old-fashioned toilet with a new "water sense" solution.

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  • KQED Life: Sun, Jun 28, 2015 -- 2:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

KQED +
Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 710

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192

Quality children's programming parents love too