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Cincinnati, Hour Two (#1711H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

During a visit to the Cincinnati Zoo, AR discusses with the US Fish & Wildlife Service how today's endangered rhinos are affected by the antiques trade. Discoveries in "the city that sings" include a suit that belonged to chicken magnate Colonel Sanders; a bronze horse sculpture by Solon Borglum; and an 1846 wall map of the western United States, valued at $11,000-$12,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 3:00pm
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Cincinnati, Hour Three (#1712H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR explores the craftsmanship of Cincinnati carved furniture. Then, it's off to the races with a trophy from the 1908 Belmont Stakes and an early 20th-century toy horse and buggy, to highlight just a few discoveries. Others include a French advertising poster and an impressive bust of Abraham Lincoln, valued at $5000-$7000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Vintage Hartford (#1726H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

15 years have passed since AR visited Hartford, and some of the values of the items appraised have changed dramatically - some for the better, and some for the worse. A 1915 Coca-Cola jigsaw puzzle and an Emancipation Announcement print both gained value since 1998, but the big winner is a Tiffany aquamarine glass vase, which was originally appraised at $30,000 to $40,000 and is now valued between $90,000 and $100,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Rapid City, Hour One (#1713H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVG

AR visits one of South Dakota's greatest treasures, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, to look at presidential prints. Some notable finds in Rapid City include a suite of furniture by Thomas Molesworth from the famous "Ranch A," and signed military documents of Elvis Presley, valued at $4000-$5500.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 3, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Rapid City, Hour Two (#1714H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVG

AR hits the open road to visit the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame - located in the town famous for its annual motorcycle rally. Highlights include TWA travel posters; a 1932 signed photograph of the national treasure, Mount Rushmore; and a Rock-Ola juke box valued at $2000-$3000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Rapid City, Hour Three (#1715H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Host Mark L. Walberg explores 19th-century Sioux weapons with appraiser John Buxton at beautiful Sylvan Lake in Custer State Park. Notable finds include a 1760s Chester County Pennsylvania spice chest; two sets of Frank Lloyd Wright blueprints; and a Favrile Fabrique Tiffany desk lamp valued at $4000-$6000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 10, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Seattle, Hour One (#1716H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

In 1998, Dr. Ferid Murad of the UT-Houston Medical School won the Nobel Prize in medicine for his work on the cardiovascular system, while AR made hearts palpitate with its first visit to H-Town. 14 years later, a 19th-century Chinese jade scepter, originally appraised for $1500 to $2500, has spiked to a radiantly healthy $50, 000 to $80,000, while a 1912 Titanic menu went from a heart-stopping $75,000 to $100,000 to a less pulse-quickening $50,000 to $75,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 4, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 5, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Seattle, Hour Two (#1717H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

It wouldn't be a visit to Seattle without a ride up the Space Needle! Host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry visit the tower to talk about World's Fair posters. Seattle's discoveries run the gamut with a circa 1964 "Star Trek" script and pitch letter; a Civil War dog collar; and Harriet Frishmuth bookends valued at $10,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 19, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Seattle, Hour Three (#1718H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVG

Host Mark L. Walberg discusses Northwest Coast Indian masks with appraiser Ted Trotta at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. Seattle becomes the city that sparkles with the discovery of a late-16th-century diamond and enamel jewel. Other notable finds include a moose, elk and buffalo hide chair; an 1880s Crazy Quilt; and a white Steiff clown bear worth $2500-$3200.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Sep 11, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 26, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Myrtle Beach, Hour Three (#1709H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR visits the Waccamaw River with host Mark L. Walberg and militaria appraiser Christopher Mitchell as they discuss an important 19th-century blockade rifle. Other discoveries include an 1884 Courier & Ives print; a Pennsylvania folk art whirligig; and a 1936 first edition of Gone With the Wind, valued at $12,000-$15,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Sep 12, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Cincinnati, Hour One (#1710H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR visits the American Sign Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio,for a look at vintage electric signs. Other highlights include a baseball bat used by Mickey Mantle; art pottery from Cincinnati's very own Rookwood Pottery; and works by locally born and world-renowned artist Edward Henry Potthast, valued at $41,000-$63, 000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Boise, Hour One (#1801H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVG

In the Sooner State, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Nicholas Lowry head to the Pawnee Bill Ranch to look at some show-stopping Wild West posters. Highlights include a poignant signed note from Mother Teresa to a wood-carver who sent her a walking cane during her final years; a custom model 1894 Winchester rifle that may have been used in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show; and a collection of late 17th/early 18th-century Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cups - then the all-time highest value AR appraisal at $1 to $1.5 million!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

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, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQED, or as KQET in the 831 area code.
Outstanding PBS programming, KQED original productions, and more.

All HD programs

KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
Wave, DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse: Channel # may vary, labeled as KQEH
KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
Unique programs including the best British dramas, mysteries, and comedies.

PBS Kids

PBS Kids

(starts Jan 16, 2017)
Channel
54.4, 25.3
XFINITY 192
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED Life

KQED Life

Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of arts, food, gardening, how-to, and travel.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.5
XFINITY 190
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Best of non-fiction programs including public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.