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Upcoming Broadcasts:

What Is The Doomsday Argument? (#1602) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Have we underestimated the risks of global catastrophe and human extinction? There is an odd argument that claims to justify end-of-the-world worries with raw statistics.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Aug 25, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

How Could God Make Miracles? (#1603) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Where do miracles fit in belief systems that center on God? If God exists, how could God make miracles happen, and what would miracles imply about the way God relates to the world?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 1, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

How Do Consciousness and Language Relate? (#1604) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Why the tension between consciousness, my inner experience, and language, enabling thought and culture? Does consciousness cause language? Or language cause consciousness?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 8, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Can God and Science Mix? (#1605) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Science and religion each claims dominion over deep reality. But science and religion are not parallel. All should believe science, humanity's common language, while religion has many skeptics.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 15, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Religious Faith: Rational Or Rationalization? (#1606) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

There is strain between faith and reason, yet many people proclaim their faith. Why? What generates faith? God? Or human psychology? Should we want to have faith?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me

Can Brain Alone Explain Consciousness? (#1607) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Can physical facts about the brain account for mental experiences of the mind? Has philosophy of mind made progress? We take a 15-year journey with John Searle and David Chalmers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Sep 29, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 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 […]

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.