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Episode #1208H Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

Examine the smart phone's potential for better farming as Illinois folks explain how technology could benefit crops in third-world nations. Discover how soybeans became a prevalent part of our diet. Visit an unusual "farm" in California where the harvest is a glowing white crop of salt.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 2, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Episode #1209H Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

Find out where California rice farmers have found a market for Japanese-style sake. Then, discover how horses are helping kids with special needs, and how an Indiana man breathes life into historic windmills.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Episode #1210H Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

We follow a California cattle rancher as he leads his last cattle drive before handing the family ranch over to the next generation. As the family faces an uncertain future, so does their small town of Likely, California.

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  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 16, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Episode #1211H Duration: 26:16 STEREO TVG

A program helps farmers with disabilities keep working their land. Folks visit a unique farm museum in New York City. Hmong immigrants find new agricultural opportunities in the U.S. Farm families preserve their community's historic churches.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me

Episode #1212H Duration: 26:06 STEREO TVG

A Montana family finds success with farming and fishing. An Arkansas family has a passion for exceptional produce. Meet a Wyoming family preserving their multigenerational ranch. A New England program delivers seafood direct to consumers.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 -- 2:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 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 […]

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.