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    • 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

      KQET (DT25.1, 25.2 & 25.3) was unable to transmit from late Saturday 6/02 through early Monday 6/04 due to a break in the third party fiber feed somewhere between KQED?s Master Control room in San Francisco and the uplink reception point at California State University Monterey Bay. The break was found and fixed shortly after … Continue reading 6/04/18: KQET Signal Loss

    • DIRECTV KQED Plus 54 HD Issue

      We are experiencing a technical issue with DIRECTV which has affected our broadcast in High Definition.  We appreciate your patience, and for watching KQED Public Television!

    • KQED World Technical Issue

      UPDATE: The technical issue that we were experiencing has been resolved. KQED WORLD has now resumed regularly scheduled programming. Please find a discrepancy report below. 13:00-13:32 ET Secrets of the Dead #1602: Van Gogh?s Ear 13:32 ET: Regularly scheduled programming resumes ***Due to a technical issue, KQED WORLD will be airing evergreen programming (Secrets of … Continue reading KQED World Technical Issue

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

Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Quality children's programming. Live streaming 24/7 at pbskids.org.

KQED World

KQED World

Channel 9.3, 54.3 and 25.3
XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
Wave: Channel # may vary.
Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.

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KQED TV Help

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  • What happened to my KQEH over-the-air television signal starting January 17, 2018?
  • What is KQED Passport?
  • What are the recent TV schedule changes and updates?
  • Where can I find KQED TV's basic tune-in information?
  • I missed a show ... will it be repeated?
  • How do I order a video, book or related item for a program?
  • Where can I view specific program websites? How can I contact a specific program?
  • How do I find a recipe or cookbook for one of the cooking shows?
  • Where can I find info about Heritage Month programming?
  • I watch KQED TV over the air, what happened to my signal?
  • An extra voice is describing everything that happens on the programs. How do I make it stop?
  • XYZ Program is coming through only in Spanish. How do I hear the show in English?
  • Why is the background music so loud in some of your programs? It's often louder than the actors speaking.
  • Why don't you show my favorite programs from years ago?
  • What does the QED stand for in KQED?
  • I'm an independent producer - how do I work with KQED to get my show produced and/or on the air?
  • What are those codes and abbreviations?
  • How can I send mail to PBS Headquarters?

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