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How Safe is Your Commuter Flight? & Hidden Gems of Wales (#109) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Safety standards for regional airline pilots; Peter's "Hidden Gems" in Wales; how retired airplanes are being given a new life in the form of distinctive furniture and high-end houses.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, May 6, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 7, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Cruise Ship Ghosts (#301H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Think you're sailing on a brand new cruise ship? Think again! That ship may have sailed under different names, or different companies, for decades. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg looks at the notorious past lives of some cruise ships. Plus, discover the hidden gems of Beijing and explore how ancient China is evolving in modern times. And, when an airline switches your seat on you, we'll tell you how to fight back!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 8, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me

World's Riskiest Airports & Hidden Gems of Turks & Caicos (#110) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Some of the world's most challenging airports for pilots; Peter's "Hidden Gems" on the Caribbean islands of Turks & Caicos; correspondent Alyssa Caverley shows how to give back while creating artisan chocolate in Costa Rica.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, May 13, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 14, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Alternatives to Commercial Jets (#302H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

The price of commercial airfare keeps soaring, and in turn, so is the popularity of charter flights! CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg tells us what it means to fly private, and how much it actually may not cost you. Plus, how do you know if your hotel is really green? Correspondent Tracy Gallagher shows us how to navigate through the brochures. And, when you're overseas, and you want to buy a souvenir, we'll explain how to find that hidden treasure. It's all about the fine art of shopping abroad.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 15, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me

The Truth about Timeshares & Hidden Gems of Fort Lauderdale, Florida (#111) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Timeshare scams; Peter's "Hidden Gems" in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; an airline in the United Arab Emirates with service that is a throwback to the golden age of flying.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, May 20, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 21, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Rating Your Tour Guide (#303H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Escorted and guided tours are a great way to explore and learn about a city you're visiting. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg tells us what tour companies are doing to improve training of its guides. Plus, it was once known as the cigar capital of the world, which is why today, it is still home to the Cuban sandwich! Check out the hidden gems of Tampa, Florida. And, what happens when you rent a car with a credit card? Find out what your card will and will not cover - - essential information you need to know.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, May 22, 2016 -- 12:00pm Remind me

The Real Dangers of Pet Travel & Hidden Gems of Jamaica (#112) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Pet travel on board airplanes; correspondent Scott McCartney explains why airlines cancel lightly booked flights; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of Jamaica.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, May 27, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, May 28, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Traveling to Off-Limits Nations & Hidden Gems of St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Florida (#113) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Travel Detective Peter Greenberg explores parts of the world considered off-limits but still accessible to adventurous travelers; Peter's "Hidden Gems" of St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Florida; past lives of cruise ships.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 18, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me

Training Passengers Like Crew Members (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Ever wonder how you can prepare for an emergency just like a flight crew member? CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg takes us to a unique real-world airline safety program in London. Plus, The Wall Street Journal Travel Editor Scott McCartney deconstructs the biggest profit center of the airlines, and what you really need to know. And, most people don't even know where Malta is on a map! Peter reveals some hidden gems on the island.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Fri, Jun 24, 2016 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jun 25, 2016 -- 5:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • 4/17/16 – KQED Plus (DT54) Over the Air Issue: Virtual ID missing

      We are aware that many Over the Air (OTA) viewers are currently unable to tune in our channels on the usual DT54.1 through 54.5. This is due to a problem with our PSIP generator, which engineers hope to have repaired on Monday 4/18. In the meantime, OTA viewers might be able to watch any of […]

    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

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 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

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQET

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

Quality children's programming parents love too