Upcoming Broadcasts:

Young and Homeless (#409) Duration: 28:32 STEREO TVG

San Jose has one of the highest rates of homelessness in the country and has the highest rate of unsheltered homeless youth in the nation. We will be discussing the causes that contribute to the overall cause of homelessness in San Jose, with a specific interest in factors that contribute to youth homelessness. Correspondent David Taub will explore the challenges that this community faces on a day-to-day basis and will also try to shed some light on solutions to combat youth homelessness and homelessness in other forms. Guests: Dwayne Reed, Downtown Street Team, Marriana Moles Downtown Streets Team, Montez Davis, Bill Wilson Center

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Underpaid and Overworked: Adjunct Professors (#410) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVG

More than half the faculty in the California State University system are lecturers - faculty with full or part-time temporary positions. As the number of tenured professors has fallen, universities and colleges are hiring on more contract based professors because of its cost efficiency. Correspondent Jennifer Gonzalez discusses the challenges adjunct professors face: job security, lack of benefits and poverty level wages. This episode of Equal Time illustrates the recognition adjunct professors are striving to gain in hopes of bettering the quality of education for students while creating fair job opportunities for those who teach. Guests: Jonathan Karpf, California Faculty Association Vice President -Lecturers, North; Gloria Collins, California Faculty Association Chapter Secretary / SJSU English Lecturer; Kevin Moore, SJSU Linguistics & Language Development Lecturer; Elena Dorabji, SJSU/De Anza Political Science Lecturer

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

The "N" Word (#411) Duration: 28:30 STEREO TVG

Journalists covering recent racially related stories are faced with challenges of what they can say to be factually correct without inflaming or offending people. Why is it so difficult to hear the "N" word, and what gives that word so much power today? In this episode of Equal Time, a special panel of journalism professors from various parts of the United States contribute their ideas about covering racial issues. Guests: Doug Mendenhall, Abilene Christian University; George Daniels, University of Alabama; Meredith Clark, University of North Texas; Phillip Jeter, Winston-Salem State University. Host: Bob Rucker, San Jose State University

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me

Episode #412 Duration: 28:31 STEREO TVG

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 1:30pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 8/31: KQET Signal break-up (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3)

      UPDATE: As of shortly after 7pm Monday evening, repairs were completed at the KQET transmitter, and the signal appears to be stable. Thanks for your patience. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Original post Monday 11am: We are aware of the break-up […]

    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

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

KQED DTV Channels



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

All HD programs



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



Channel 54.3
Wave 157

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3
Wave 156

History, world events, news, science, nature



Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621
Wave 154

24-hour national Spanish-language network



Channel 54.4
Wave 155

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