Upcoming Broadcasts:

Burger, Bike, & Boors (#102) Duration: 28:33 STEREO TVG

Michael Wigge sleeps in Montreal free of charge as a couchsurfer. After walking through Ohio, he reaches the tiny village of Berlin, where Amish farmers take him in and let him sleep in their barn. After a grueling tour by bike and bus, Wigge spends several days with homeless man Joseph. Will Wigge manage to get further West?

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Go West (#103) Duration: 28:28 STEREO TVG

Via route 66, Michael Wigge hitchhikes to the Grand Canyon and to Las Vegas, where he tries different approaches to earn food and transport. He meets millionaires, gamblers and tourists. After Los Angeles and San Francisco, Wigge lives in Hawaii with alternative lifestylers - all without money, of course.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

No Dinero - Mucho Problemo (#104) Duration: 28:37 STEREO TVG

The travel without money takes Wigge trough Costa Rica, Panama and Columbia, where living and traveling without money is particularly difficult. In Peru, he visits the Inca town of Machu Picchu free of charge as a load carrier. Now he suffers from a streak of bad luck. Will he have to cancel his journey?

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Totally Exhausted (#105) Duration: 28:36 STEREO TVG

After difficult times in Bolivia, Wigge travels to Chile without any money. From there, he hitchhikes to Buenos Aires in Argentina. But rather than dancing the Tango, he has to find food and a means to travel on. After a difficult journey through Tierra del Fuego, Wigge accepts the long-desired position on a ship to Antarctica. Will he finally reach Antarctica without any money?

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

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 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

All widescreen and HD programs


Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 2710

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH


Channel 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Channel 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature


Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network


Channel 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too