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Wind Energy Vs. Eagles (Episode #902H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 19, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Biologists study golden eagle behavior in the Altamont Pass to keep wind turbines out of their way. Doctors work to better diagnose concussions. And efforts are underway to rid San Francisco Bay of poisonous mercury.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 23, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 22, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 20, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Silicon Valley Goes to Space (Episode #806H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 12, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

From space tourism to mining the moon to companies building rocket ships to ferry NASA astronauts into space, a new wave of commercialization is shaking up the $300 billion global space industry. But are there new risks when space is no longer the exclusive domain of big governments?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 16, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 15, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Soup Without Sharks (Episode #805H)

KQED 9: Wed, Apr 5, 2017 -- 7:00 PM

Explore the environmental and cultural impacts of California's new ban on shark fin sales; discover how innovative engineering is improving the lives of refugee women in Darfur; and meet the first woman to travel to space as a working scientist.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 9, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Apr 8, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Apr 6, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

Disappearing Starfish Mystery (Episode #804H)

KQED World: Sat, Apr 1, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Go behind the scenes with biologists investigating a mysterious disease killing millions of West Coast starfish; discover the surprising health benefits from eating dark chocolate; and find out how a high-tech rover is searching for ancient life on Mars. Also, meet a man on a mission to uncover the amazing secrets of the spider web.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 5:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 2, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED Transmitter will be off (03/06/2019)

      KQED transmitter will off on March 6th at  3-6 at 3am-6am.  This will disrupt over-the-air reception and DirectTV viewers. Comcast and Monterey reception will not be impacted.

    • KQED FM on Comcast services

      KQED FM and other radio channels were recently dropped from Comcast’s local cable offerings. Affected users can still listen to KQED at 88.5 FM on their radios, or listen to the live stream at kqed.org/listenlive or by downloading the KQED app, or on smart speakers.

    • KQED DT9, Sutro Tower ? Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

      Engineers at Sutro Tower in San Francisco will be doing their annual maintenance work 9am-4pm Mon 8/20 through Fri 8/24.  All stations transmitting from Sutro Tower will be dropping to half-power each day, and perhaps moving from main antennas at the top of the tower to auxiliary antennas at the “waist” (middle) of the tower … Continue reading KQED DT9, Sutro Tower – Mon 8/20 thru Fri 8/24/18

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

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