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Helicopter Making (#601) Duration: 25:34 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Fly through the Robinson Helicopter warehouse with host Joel Greene. Follow him as he learns all of the important steps it takes to put together these incredible machines - and then take them apart?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 5:00am
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 4:00pm

Monterey Aquarium (#602) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel Greene and the crew as they float through the Monterey Aquarium. Watch as Joel gets a chance to feed interesting mana fish while balancing over a massive fish tank.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jun 26, 2016 -- 11:00pm
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 5:00am

Dig This Construction Fun (#605) Duration: 26:27 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever wanted to operate a bulldozer or excavator? Dig This in Las Vegas allows Joel to hop in the driver seat to dig trenches, teeter on the top of dirt mounds, and even play basketball with these awesome machines.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 2, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Drum Sticks (#606) Duration: 25:45 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join in this episode as Joel and professional child drummer Cole Marcus travel through the Vic Firth manufacturing facility to learn how drum sticks are made. Watch as Cole tries to teach Joel drumming tips and technique.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jun 28, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 29, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 29, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 3, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 4, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Mushrooms (#607) Duration: 27:22 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever wondered how mushrooms are grown? Follow Joel Greene and the CQ crew as they travel through the Monterey Mushrooms facility to learn how these fungi are grown.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jun 29, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Braille Publisher (#608) Duration: 25:24 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Did you know that Braille is a form of print that helps blind people read? Join Joel Greene as he learns how a Braille publisher makes Braille books.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jun 30, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 1, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 1, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Bed Making (#609) Duration: 26:35 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Most of us sleep on one every night, but have you ever wondered how beds are made? Follow the CQ crew and Joel Greene as the venture through the Banner Mattress facility to learn how beds are stitched and sewn together one by one.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 4, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 9, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Dog Sledding (#610) Duration: 25:50 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Have you ever wondered how dog sled teams practice in the summertime? Venture through this episode as we visit a dog sled camp as they demonstrate how these incredible creatures stay fit in between dog sled races.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 5, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 6, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 6, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 10, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Mirrors (#701) Duration: 25:10 STEREO TVG

Mirror mirror on the wall - please tell us how you are made. Join Joel and contest winner, Genna on this unique episode to answer the winning quest letter about how mirrors are made. Greene and Genna travel to North Carolina to experience the fascinating process of mirror making.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 6, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Goat Farming (#702) Duration: 25:53 STEREO TVG

Did you know that goats are great swimmers but hate to get wet? Join host Joel Greene on this entertaining quest to learn all about goat farming and how goat cheese is made. Be sure and keep an eye out for the sneaky goat that tried to eat our microphone!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 8, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 8, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Race Car Building (#703) Duration: 25:35 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how race cars can go so fast? Or how they are built? Tune in as host Joel Greene ventures through the JR Motorsports facility in NC to experience what it's like to sit in a race car and learn all about the extensive process and testing they must go through in order to hit the track.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 16, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Cakes (#408) Duration: 26:18 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Join Joel on this tasty quest as he learns how to make designer cakes. Watch as he eats his way through his lessons and joins a cake maker to create a yummy masterpiece.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 12, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 13, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 13, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 17, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

Ice Sculpting (#705) Duration: 25:12 STEREO TVG

Did you know that hot water freezes faster than cold water? Join host Joel Greene as he learns the art of ice sculpting. Experience the freezing temperatures that must be regulated in order to create these masterful creations.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 13, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Banjo Making (#706) Duration: 25:21 STEREO TVG

Did you know that banjos are made of three other instruments? Join host Joel Greene as he learns how banjos are made. Joel learns all about what gives the banjos that unique sound.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 15, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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 as he visits a factory to learn how corn chips are made.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 23, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

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!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 19, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 24, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me

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

Have you ever wondered how tofu is made? Join host Joel Greene 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Stickers (#710) Duration: 25:51 STEREO TVG

Did you know that some stickers can stick permanently? Join host Joel Greene as he visits a massive sticker manufacturer to learn how they make stickers. He even gets to witness a real laser making stickers and watch the amazing process of 3D stickers!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 21, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Making Fabric (#801H) Duration: 27:12 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how wool fabric is made? Join Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene as he travels to the Pendleton Factory to follow the process as wool is weaved into fabric.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jul 25, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jul 30, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Maui Adventure (#802H) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG

The Curiosity Quest crew travels to the Hawaiian Island of Maui to learn about Hawaiian culture, wind surfing and lavender fields.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sun, Jul 31, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me

Making Sugar (#803H) Duration: 26:55 STEREO TVG

Did you know that sugar cane stalks can reach up to 30 feet high? Join Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene AND contest winner Jake as they tour the sugar cane fields and factory in Maui, Hawaii to learn how sugar is made.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Wed, Jul 27, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Spiders (#804H) Duration: 27:03 STEREO TVG

Did you know that spiders are found of every continent of the world except for Antarctica? Curiosity Quest host, Joel Greene visits the Natural History Museum to learn all about various types of spiders and even some venomous ones.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jul 29, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Mon 6/13: RESOLVED – KQED Plus (KQEH) Transmitter Off the Air (DT54.1 through 54.5)

      UPDATE: The signal was restored apx 5pm Monday. Most TVs will have recovered the signal on their own, but some viewers may need to do a rescan in order to re-acquire the signal. – – – – – – – – – – – – Our KQEH transmitter in the San Jose area has suffered […]

    • 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 […]

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

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KQED 9, KQET

KQED 9 / KQET

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

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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

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

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me

Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids

Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192
Wave 155

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