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Sea Horse Rodeo (#212H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

While exploring the world of the sea horse, Martin and Chris uncover a plot by Donita Donata to capture these amazing creatures and turn them into living jewelry.

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Hermit Crab Shell Exchange (#301H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Martin and Chris discover a hermit crab on the beach and soon the Wild Kratts team is exploring the amazing world of this shell changing creature.

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Mosquito Dragon (#304H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When Koki and Jimmy get walloped by mosquitoes in the Cypress Swamp, Aviva, Martin, and Chris go on a fact-finding adventure to find out exactly why mosquitoes try to steal our blood in the first place!

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Search for the Florida Panther (#306H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When the Wild Kratts team gets an alert from a Wild Kratts kid that an injured endangered Florida Panther was just spotted off the Alligator Alley highway, the team springs into rescue mode.

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Crocogator Contest (#311H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

A pop Creature Quiz challenge question, about what the differences are between a crocodile and an alligator, turns into a full-blown Crocogator contest to find out why these two very similar creatures are different at all.

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When Fish Fly (#302H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Martin and Chris challenge Koki and Aviva to a contest about who has the most challenging job. In their quest to win this challenge, the gang uncovers an unlikely animal partner that could ultimately lead either team to victory...or defeat.

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Opossum In My Pocket (#308H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

While on a mission to find Chris' night vision goggles lost in the Cypress swamp, the brothers discover a marsupial opossum with a similar problem.

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Under Frozen Pond (#305H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts and Wild Kratts kids go on an underwater adventure to discover how pond animals survive in the winter.

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Speaking Dolphinese (#213H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts are on a mission to decode the secret language of one of the smartest creatures on Earth - Dolphins!

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Aqua Frog (#214H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

While the Wild Kratts explore the life cycle of the Bull Frog, they uncover a plot by Zach Varmitech to destroy the frogs' habitat. With the help of some Wild Kratts kids, the team moves quickly to stop Zach.

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Osprey (#307H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Jimmy accidentally drops the keys to the Tortuga into the ocean. Chris, Martin and Aviva on are a race to develop osprey creature powers to find the keys before they disappear forever!

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Blowfish Blowout (#216H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When the miniaturized Kratt Brothers get swept up and lost in a current of plankton, they become part of a crowd of fish larva all headed to the most populated and diverse habitat on Earth - the coral reef.

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Tortuga Tune Up (#215H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Aviva loves the Tortuga design, but feels there's something missing. Martin and Chris realize it can't really swim, so they decide to get some bio inspiration for this feature by exploring the world of the sea turtles.

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Bandito: The Black Footed Ferret (#309H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Martin impulsively tries out Aviva's new Stone Digger before it is finished and flies out of control and crash lands into a hidden prairie where he is stranded, but encounters a lost colony of black footed ferrets.

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Back In Creature Time - Go Dodo Go, Part 1 (#325H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts crew lament the extinction of different animals in recent history and how they'll never ever be able to see them. Aviva decides that it's finally time to unveil her most secret invention yet - the Time Trampoline! Using the trampoline, the Wild Kratts jump back in time to meet the extinct Dodo Bird of Mauritius. But once there, they run into Gourmand's ancestor, who decides Dodos are definitely on the menu! It's Wild Kratts to the rescue!

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Back In Creature Time - Tasmanian Tiger, Part 2 (#326H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

After their encounter with the Dodo Bird, the Wild Kratts decide to try out Aviva's Time Trampoline again. This time to visit with the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. But their trip doesn't go as smoothly as they hoped. Not only do they run into the ancestors of Donita and Dabio - who are trying to get rid of all the Tasmanian tigers - but the Wild Kratts have to defeat Zach, who is hatching a plan to keep them trapped in the past forever!

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Rocket Jaw: Rescuer of the Reef (#218H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

While checking out how coral reefs are formed, the Wild Kratts discover that Zach and Donita have sent robotic Parrotfish to collect coral to make jewelry. Martin and Chris must use the power of the greatest hunters of the reef to stop this evil plot.

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Where The Bison Roam (#310H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When the Wild Kratts Team decides to explore the spot where early explorers Lewis and Clark first laid eyes on the American prairie, they discover that prairies and the amazing bison herds of yore are much harder to find these days.

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The Amazing Creature Race (#312H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts Team decides to have a Creature Power Running Race to help them figure out who are the greatest running creatures of all!

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Road Runner (#217H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Koki wants to leave the Sonoran Desert to resupply the Tortuga, but Chris and Martin don't want to go until they track down a mysterious lizard. But they'll need the help - and powers - of their friend the Road Runner.

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Snow Runners (#219H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

On their way to return some Hispid hares to Asia, the Wild Kratts accidentally lose them in a wintery North American forest. Martin and Chris must use the amazing winter adaptations and strategies of the Snowshoe hare and lynx to locate the hares before it's too late.

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Prairie Who? (#313H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

A twister surprises the Tortuga in flight - and all the gang abandons ship and gets separated out on the prairie. While searching for each other, the Wild Kratts Team discovers the amazing species that inhabit the Prairie.

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Attack of the Tree Eating Aliens (#220H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts get an urgent call from a group of North American Wild Kratts kids telling them almost all of the trees in the forest are dying. It's a race against time to solve the mystery and help the forest and the creatures who live there.

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Rattlesnake Crystal (#221H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

After the Tortuga crash lands in the Sonoran Desert, Koki discovers that the Tellurium crystals have run out of power and they need a new supply. Martin and Chris volunteer to go out in the desert to find this important source of energy and discover more than they were expecting!

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Mystery on the Prairie (#314H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When Martin and Chris find an unusual thorn bush with "spiked" grasshoppers and beetles, they set out to solve a new creature mystery.

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Mom of a Croc (#101H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there's more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by Aviva, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider's look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs and their mom. Science Concept: Heat can be produced in many ways, and can move from one object to another by a process called conduction.

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To Touch A Hummingbird (#210H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Martin and Chris realize that the Hummingbird might be the ultimate flier in the Creature world and ask Aviva to create a new power disc with its powers. The only problem - it's not easy to touch Hummingbird!

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Skunked! (#222H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When a group of skunks take over the Tortuga and decide to make it their home, the Wild Kratts must find a way to try and reclaim their headquarters.

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Praying Mantis (#323H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Two Wild Kratts kids wake up to find the praying mantis cocoons they've been keeping in their room have hatched - they now have 200 babies! Sending out a Wild Kratts Alarm, the Tortuga rushes to help them, and return the baby mantises safely to the wild.

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Rainforest Stew (#211H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When Chris and Martin go in search of an obscure rainforest creature to add to their Life Lists, the Wild Kratts becomes embroiled in the complex relationships of a tropical rainforest.

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Gila Monsters Under My House (#223H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts receive a call from Xavier, a Wild Kratt kid who lives in the Sororan Desert. A Gila monster has crawled under his house and he's scared! Martin and Chris go to check it out and Xavier soon learns about the amazing life of this creature.

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The Desert Elves (#224H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When Koki and Jimmy get stranded in the desert, Aviva and the Kratt Brothers must rely on the eyes and ears of the Elf owl to help find their friends in the harsh habitat.

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Whale of a Squid (#102H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Chris and Martin are taking Aviva's sub prototype out for a test drive when it gets sucked into a battle between a Sperm whale and Giant squid, spiraling down into the depths. The brothers want to follow, but their damaged sub can't take that kind of pressure. Aviva develops whale and squid Creature Power Suits, so the brothers can go where no sub has gone before. Science Concept: Pressure is force applied to an area.

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Ground Hog Wake Up Call (#225H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Aviva tries to prove that groundhogs have amazing creature powers, but instead falls into a deep sleep, leaving the Kratt bros to discover all about hibernation.

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Aardvark Town (#103H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When a young aardvark accidentally becomes a stowaway in Chris's backpack, the Wild Kratts team sets off on a "door to door" search to return him to his home burrow. Along the way, they discover the incredible (and valuable) service the aardvark provides to all the burrow-living creatures of Africa. Science Concept: Aardvarks manipulate earth materials and alter landscapes.

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A Huge Orange Problem (#128H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

While Chris and Martin are off searching for the endangered Orangutan in the deep forests of Borneo, back at the Tortuga HQ Aviva, Koki and Jimmy get carried away swinging on vines and their muscles so get incredibly sore that they can't do anything. The bros attempt to rush back with the first aid kit but a huge orangutan keeps tossing them back into the forest. Here they learn that orangutans use a special leaf and chew it into a lotion to ease muscle soreness, and return with this orangutan medicine to help their friends. But Zach has sent his Zachbots to fell the trees of the orangutan forest, and Martin and Chris activate the orangutan powers of the Creature Power Suit to rid the forest of saw-armed Zachbots, and save the orangutans rainforest home.

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Slider, The Otter (#303H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts discover a lost otter cub. Assuming he is lost, the bros attempt to find his family, while introducing him to life in the Cypress Swamp of Florida.

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Journey to the Subnivean Zone (#226H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

A miniaturized Chris and Martin get lost in a snowy field and uncover the secret underground world of the meadow vole.

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Seasquatch (#129H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Kratt brothers' sub loses power while they are exploring the strange landscape of the ocean depths and they are trapped on the ocean floor of the deep sea. Aviva must figure out how to harness the energy from the deep sea's hydrothermal vents in order to save the brothers and return them to the surface. The Wild Kratts team learns all about the amazing process of chemosynthesis and how deep sea creatures transform toxic chemicals into energy. With a little help from the Yeti crab Martin and Chris are able to capture the this energy and use it to restart the amphi-sub and return to the surface.

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Flight of the Draco (#104H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

While on a mission to discover the secret of the Draco lizard's gliding abilities, Martin and Chris uncover an evil plot by fashion designer, Donita Donata. She has been capturing these amazing creatures with a plan to make them part of her new Fall collection. It's the Wild Kratts team to the rescue! Science Concept: Gliding, Gravity.

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The Food Chain Game (#130H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Aviva wants to build a food web for the African savannah, so she devises a game and Martin and Chris accept her challenge! They will each start as a blade of grass and climb to the top of the food web in a game of "Power Suit Creature Tag." As they play, the brothers boost their knowledge of the complex relationships between predators and prey as well as the differences between herbivores and carnivores.

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Mystery of the Squirmy Wormy (#105H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Aviva miniaturizes Chris and Martin for an underground mission with earthworms, in search of the answer to the mystery "Why do worms come above ground when it rains?" But they have to hurry, as they soon discover that life as a worm is full of dangers at every turn. Science Concept: Wet objects can be changed by heating and cooling. If a worm is left in the hot sun, their skin will dry up and they will die. Worms need to stay wet and their environment helps keep them that way.

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Masked Bandits (#131H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

As they prepare for a creature costume party, the Wild Kratts team begins to notice all sorts of strange things happening in the Tortuga HQ. Jimmy is sure there is a ghost or monster living with them, but the Kratt brothers are convinced it's some kind of creature. When the gang sets out to discover who is causing all the trouble, they discover that certain animals gravitate towards human habitation because it provides food and protection from predators.

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Platypus Cafe (#106H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

While kayaking in Australia, Martin and Chris encounter one of the world's most unusual creatures, a platypus mother with her eggs. But unscrupulous endangered animal chef, Gourmand, plans on making the platypus eggs his next delicacy. The Wild Kratts team must use the special "sixth sense" of the platypus to save the eggs. Science Concept: Organisms use their senses to find out about their surroundings and themselves. Different senses give different information. Platypus have a special electromagnetic sense that detects objects, like food.

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Polar Bears Don't Dance (#107H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

While in the Arctic, Martin and Chris are on a mission to discover how animals move around in different environments. Their new knowledge comes in handy when they discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a Walrus calf and a Polar bear cub. The Wild Kratts team must do what it takes to return the baby animals to their mothers. Science Concepts: Buoyancy, Traction.

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Build It Beaver (#108H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts team must lend a hand to help a beaver rebuild its damaged lodge and restore the ecosystem for all the creatures who live there. Science Concepts: Beavers make dams that block the flow of water down a stream. Through building dams, the beaver single-handedly transforms the landscape, creating homes for a variety of wildlife.

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Bad Hair Day (#201H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Chris and Martin try to help a lion named "He who breathes fire" get past obstacles and back to his pride, who are under siege from two intruder lions

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Voyage of the Butterflier XT (#109H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Using Aviva's newly invented Butterflier XT, the miniaturized Kratt Brothers embark on the most incredible insect voyage in the world - the Monarch butterfly's 2,000 mile migration. Science Concepts: Life cycles.

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Honey Seekers (#110H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

While on an adventure to discover the toughest animal in Africa, Martin and Chris uncover the amazing relationship between the Honey guide bird and Honey badger. A relationship that the Wild Kratt team uses to foil the evil plans of Chef Gourmand. Science Concepts: Symbiotic relationships.

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Bass Class (#111H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Martin and Chris are in the middle of a friendly competition to find Small-mouth and Large-mouth Bass when they meet Wild Kratts Kid, Gavin, who is fishing. Before they can join him, Zach Varmitech arrives and challenges them to a fishing contest. The Wild Kratts team must use their knowledge of bass biology to win the tournament fair and square. Science Concepts: Species differentiation.

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Fireflies (#112H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

It's time for the annual Wild Kratt Firefly picnic. Martin and Chris head off into the forest to find some fireflies to join in the fun, but fashion designer, Donita Donata, has been capturing all the fireflies to use in the making of a sparkly, one-of-a-kind dress. The Wild Kratts team has to save the firefly population! Science Concepts: Bioluminescence, Cold light.

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Mystery of the Weird Looking Walrus (#113H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

Chris and Martin are on a mission to discover why walrus look so weird, but discover that Zach Varmitech has kidnapped a herd to mine precious pearls for Donita Donata's fashion line. The Wild Kratts team must use the walrus features against Zach to save the creatures and return them to their Arctic domain. Science Concepts: Suction.

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Tazzy Chris (#114H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When Martin and Chris assist the Tasmanian Wildlife Service in tagging endangered Tasmanian Devils, they discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a ferocious new Zachbot. Science Concepts: A healthy ecosystem has both predators and scavengers. Scavengers are animals that eat mostly other dead animals.

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Octopus Wildkratticus (#115H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When Martin accidentally knocks Aviva's creature power suits into a deep Arctic trench, the Martin and Chris dive down in search of them in Aviva's newly invented Octopod submarine. Science Concepts: An Octopus can use ink, jet propulsion, tentacle regeneration, and camouflage in order to escape or hide when in danger. Each feature has an important function for survival.

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Walk on the Wetside (#116H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

When Chris and Martin locate an amazing water-walking Basilisk lizard in Costa Rica, they try to replicate its actions in order to learn how this rare lizard is able to walk on water. They discover that by using its wide feet, churning its legs to create water pockets and keeping up a certain speed, the Basilisk is able to run on water in order to escape from predators. And when Donita Donata begins capturing basilisks, Martin and Chris us their new water walking powers to rescue these rare lizards.

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Elephant in the Room (#117H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The brothers come across a lone baby elephant and bring him back to the Tortuga HQ for safety until they can find his mom. But they learn how mischievous baby elephants can be and get more than they bargained for when it almost destroys the Tortuga! As they rush to get the baby elephant home, the WildKratts team realizes that animals have different structures that serve various functions in growth and survival. And an elephant's trunk is like the multipurpose tool of "creature features" with hundreds of uses, including: showering, blasting water, grabbing, lifting, communicating, "hearing", pushing and pulling.

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Let The Rhinos Roll! (#118H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVY

The Wild Kratts team is on an important mission to unearth why Rhinos are mysteriously disappearing from the African Savannah. They soon discover that Zach Varmitech has been kidnapping them to create a new super Rhino Dozers so the creature adventurers devise a plan to rescue them - and it just might work! Along the way, they explore the nature of symbiotic relationships and learn that animals have different structures and behaviors that help them defend themselves. Rhinos use their size, sharp horn, mud bathing and their relationship with a small bird for defense.

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    • 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.

    • KQET planned overnight outage: early Tues 5/13

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) KQET’s Over The Air (OTA) signal will shut down late May 12/early Tues 5/13 shortly after midnight to allow for extensive electrical maintenance work at the transmitter. Engineers will do their best to complete the work by 6am Tuesday morning. This will affect OTA viewers of the DT25 channels, and signal providers […]

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

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