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Habitat 4 Humanity/Diabetes Walk (#111) Duration: 26:15 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder what you can do for your community? Whether you are a child or an adult, you can get involved! Joel explores various organizations where you can make a difference.

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Tiger Rescue (#112) Duration: 27:01 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Meet Michael Jackson's tiger, Thriller, as Tippy Hendren takes us on an excursion through her Tiger infested rescue facility. Come prowl with CURIOSITY QUEST on this adventure to unleash the world of big cats.

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  • KQED Kids: Wed, Aug 20, 2014 -- 11:00pm
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Water Bottling (#113) Duration: 26:29 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder where bottled water comes from? Joel pours through a water bottling company to get a refreshing view of the industry that wants to quench your thirst. Watch as Joel drinks more water on this episode that most people drink in one week!

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Harlem Globetrotters (#411) Duration: 25:30 STEREO TVG

Join the Curiosity Quest crew on this quest to learn what it takes to create each episode. This behind the scenes episode documents our journey through the challenges, bloopers and fun that we experienced during this season.

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Corn Chips (#707) Duration: 24:54 STEREO TVG

Can you guess how many pieces of corn are in one corn chip? Join host Joel Greene on this tasty episode of Curiosity Quest as he visits a factory to learn how corn chips are made.

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Penguins (#708) Duration: 27:27 STEREO TVG

Did you know that some penguins can live in warm weather? Join host Joel Greene as he visits the Aquarium of the Pacific to learn all about Magellenic Penguins. He gets to watch them swim and listen to the loud noises they make. He even gets to pet and feed them!

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Glass Blowing (#201) Duration: 26:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Did you know that glass blowing is when you blow into a long tube to expand glass? Tune into this Curiosity Quest to find out more about glass blowing.

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Honeys (#202) Duration: 26:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Beekeepers are the unsung heroes for those of us who love honey. Join Joel and co-host Melissa as they dive hands first into honeybee hives.

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Hot Air Balloons (#203) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Joel is a little nervous about this episode. Join Curiosity Quest this week to watch Joel fly high across the land in a basket attached to a very large balloon!

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Rock Climbing (#412) Duration: 26:10 STEREO TVG

Join Joel on this adventurous quest as he learns what it takes to become a rock climber. Watch as he attempts to climb the treacherous walls of Red Rock Climbing Center.

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Tofu (#709) Duration: 24:49 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how tofu is made? Join host Joel Greene on this episode of Curiosity Quest as he visits Oakland, California to learn how tofu is made. Greene gets to jump right into tasting the various types of tofu and tofu flavors.

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Boy Scouts (#204) Duration: 26:23 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

What are boy scouts all about? Watch this episode to find out if Joel can earn his merit badge .

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Metro Link Trains (#205) Duration: 26:39 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wondered what a train engineer does? Join us on this Curiosity Quest to find out how those humongous steel trains are operated and maintained.

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Roller Coasters (#206) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever ridden a roller coaster? Ever wondered how they stay on the tracks? Join Joel on this inquisitive quest to find out how roller coasters work and how they are tested for safety.

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Stickers (#710) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

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Skateboards (#207) Duration: 26:33 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this awesome quest to find out how skateboards are made. Watch as he is taught by professional skateboarders how to do tricks.

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Rescue Dogs (#208) Duration: 26:33 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder how the people buried under the World Trade Center were found? Join us on this amazing quest to find out how dogs are trained to find and rescue injured people during natural disasters.

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Police (#209) Duration: 26:34 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel to find out what policemen do. Follow us, and officer Burton, as we discover the many awesome gadgets in the squad car and tour the police station where all the officers work.

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Cranberries (#402) Duration: 26:09 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Join Joel as he visits a cranberry bog in Wisconsin to learn how cranberries are harvested. Watch as Joel encounters the cold Wisconsin weather and wades through the flooded cranberry fields to help.

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U.S. Postal Service (#210) Duration: 26:35 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder what happens to your mail after it is picked up from your mailbox? Join Joel as he follows a letter from a mailbox and goes behind the scenes at the United States Postal Service to find out what happens with our mail.

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Construction Equipment (#211) Duration: 26:36 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder why we need such big equipment to construct buildings? Tune into this Curiosity Quest to learn what heavy construction equipment is for and watch as Joel tries to drive a dirt roller.

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Fender Guitars (#212) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Tune into this rockin' episode as Joel tours the Fender Guitar factory, with David Brown, to learn all he can about how guitars are made. Watch as Joel plays an original tune on a very expensive electric guitar...or so he thinks!

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Karate (#403) Duration: 26:34 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this high intensity quest where he learns from Sensei Mark how karate is done. Watch as he gets "initiated" and earns his very first black stripe.

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Dolphins (#213) Duration: 26:24 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join us as contest winner, Nikki and her family, travel with the Curiosity Quest crew to Dolphins Plus in the Florida Keys to find answers to her quest letter about training dolphins. Watch as Nikki and Joel get the chance to meet a real dolphin trainer and swim with dolphins and a sea lion!

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Snowboards (#301) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever wondered how snowboards are made? Join Joel as he helps create the first ever Curiosity Quest snowboard. And don't miss him shredding down the mountain for a test run!

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Von Dutch (#302) Duration: 24:58 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Rev your engines and come along with us on this noisy adventure! Join Joel as he learns what it takes to create a custom chopper with the Von Dutch Custom Chopper crew.

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Arena Floor (#404) Duration: 25:56 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this quest as he learns how a basketball court can become an ice hockey floor. Grab your jackets and watch as the transformation occurs at an amazing speed.

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Jelly Belly (#303) Duration: 26:38 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Did you know that President Ronald Regan always had a bowl of Jelly Belly beans on his desk? Join on this quest to learn how these tasty treats are made.

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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQET Off Air Sun 8/03 morning

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET DT25 was off the air for a portion of Sunday morning, due to the transmitter taking a power hit. The signal has been restored. Most receivers should have re-acquired our signal once it returned, but a few Over the Air viewers may need to do a rescan in order to restore […]

    • KQED DT9s Over the Air: beginning Wed 7/09

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The PSIP Info part of our Over the Air (OTA) signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3 dropped out of our overall signal early Wednesday 7/09. Once PSIP was restored most OTA receivers moved our signal back to the correct channel locations. However, for some viewers, it appears as if they have lost […]

    • KQED FM 88.1 translator off air Tues 6/03

      The Martinez translator for KQED-FM will be off the air all day Tuesday June 3rd. We are rebuilding the 25 year old site with all new antennas and cabling. This should only affect people listening on 88.1MHz in the Martinez/Benicia area.

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

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KQED 9

KQED 9
Comcast 9 and 709
Digital 9.1, 54.2 or 25.1

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

Channel 54
Comcast 10 and 710
Digital 9.2, 54.1 or 25.2

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Comcast 189
Digital 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Comcast 190
Digital 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Comcast 191 & 621
Digital 54.5 or 25.3

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Comcast 192
Digital 54.4

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