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Extreme Recycling (#507) Duration: 25:32 STEREO TVG

Did you know that animals can be used in the recycling process? Check out this episode where we visit an extreme recycling facility to learn why they have animals.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 9, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Solar Panels (#506) Duration: 25:46 STEREO TVG

When it comes to being green solar panels are one of the best ways to help families and companies operate off "the grid." Joel visits a plant that manufactures solar panels that create energy from the sun!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 10, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Effects of Beach Tourism (#508) Duration: 25:52 STEREO TVG

Millions of tourists visit beaches each year...but some leave trash behind. Watch this episode of Curiosity Quest to learn how tourism affects beach cities in the U.S. and how we can do our part to keep them clean.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 16, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 17, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 19, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 24, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Water Reclamation (#509) Duration: 26:39 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how water can be recycled? Greene visits a water reclamation plant where he learns where the water goes after it's flushed down the toilet and how it can be cleaned, treated and re-used.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 23, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 24, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Dec 26, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Trash Free Challenge (#510) Duration: 27:10 STEREO TVG

Have you ever wondered how you can help your school recycle more? Check out this awesome journey to three middle schools taking on the "trash free challenge."

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Dec 30, 2016 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Dec 31, 2016 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Green Toys II (#502) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

What if all of the toys in the world were made out of recycled materials? Check out Green Toys as Joel tours the factory and finds out how they make toys out of recycled milk jugs!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 7, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Mon, Jan 9, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Reptile Rescue (#503) Duration: 27:04 STEREO TVG

Did you know that a reticulated python can grow up to 35 feet in length? Get a close up look at several species of reptiles on this episode as Joel journeys through a reptile rescue facility.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Kids: Fri, Jan 13, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Kids: Sat, Jan 14, 2017 -- 5:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

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

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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