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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Rain Garden, Cabinet Hardware (#1525H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Protecting the environment: Watch Jenn plant a rain garden to keep runoff and waste out of marshlands. See Scott brighten up a dim bedroom with new overhead lighting. Tom gives tips on installing cabinet hardware accurately and consistently.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Hawaii Makes 50 (#1526H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

That makes 50! The guys complete the show's run of every U.S. state. Tom learns how to create a unique keepsake box from island materials in Build It. Richard looks at a new way to store solar energy. Roger helps a family grow an organic garden.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Window, Robotic Mower, Lead (#1501H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Watch Tom pull off a balancing act to repair an old window. Roger shows Kevin the future of lawn care with a robotic mower. Richard addresses concerns of lead in drinking water.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Fire Prevention, Strainer (#1502H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Kevin heads to Chicago to learn about fire dangers in homes and how to prevent them. See Richard replace a rusty kitchen sink strainer and explain why it failed. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Sat, Jun 24, 2017 -- 11:30am Remind me

Bookshelf, Foundation Plants (#1503H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Watch Tom and Kevin create a bookshelf using stair treads and minimal tools in "Build It." Overgrown, but not over the hill - see landscape designer Jenn Nawada turn wild foundation plantings into an enviable front garden.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.