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Episode #1304H Duration: 25:46 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: Thu, Jul 2, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 2, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jul 3, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 4, 2015 -- 10:00am Remind me
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Episode #1301H Duration: 25:46 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.

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 2, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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Episode #1305H Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Tom teaches a homeowner how to repair some structural problems in his home. Electrician Scott Caron helps a homeowner run wiring for a new ceiling fixture and switch in a living room. And the guys ask, "What is it?"

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 4, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me
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Episode #1306H Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Richard travels to Kansas City to sample some unique barbeque and help a homeowner install a natural gas line for a new grill. Kevin, along with Roger, Richard and Tom, asks "What is it?" Afterward, Roger shares some tips on what grows best in the shade and Tom helps a homeowner hang a heavy, decorative mirror on a masonry chimney.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 16, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Episode #1307H Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Roger learns from a beekeeper how to set up a beehive for a homeowner. The guys ask, "What is it?" Afterward, electrician Scott Caron adds lighting to a dark kitchen without having to run any new wiring.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 23, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 25, 2015 -- 10:00am Remind me
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Episode #1308H Duration: 24:46 STEREO TVG

Roger follows up with a beekeeper regarding honey harvesting. Then, Kevin, Roger, Richard and Tom ask, "What is it?" Afterward, electrician Scott Caron adds outlets to a homeowner's home.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 25, 2015 -- 4:30pm Remind me
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Episode #1302H Duration: 25:46 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?"

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 -- 7:00pm Remind me
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Episode #1303H Duration: 25:46 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?"

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  • KQED Plus: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • 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 […]

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