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Christmas Crafts of Austria & Germany (#113H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jim West travels to Austria and throughout Bavaria where he visits the Christmas market in Salzburg, learns the mechanics of a three-year-old Glockenspiel, crafts the perfect pair of lederhosen, and makes homemade apple strudel with a master chef. He also learns how to create hand blown glass ornaments. Jim participates in a woodcarving workshop, learns how to make a holiday mulled wine, and takes a tour of a Christmas toy museum.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, May 28, 2019 -- 9:30am Remind me

Portugal (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Jim and his group of crafters learn how cork is produced and crafted, learn the art of Portuguese tile painting, craft colorful Estremoz dolls, learn the process of salt production, craft gold applique with a master artisan, visit a mosaic paving school, and make a traditional bacalhau from their crafter's kitchen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 4, 2019 -- 9:30am Remind me

United Arab Emirates (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Jim and his group of crafters visit a camel milk chocolate factory, learn the process of crafting gypsum, make scents at a perfumery, visit a coffee museum and craft the perfect cup of Arabic coffee, craft soap from camel's milk, practice Arabic calligraphy, and make jasheed (a typical Emirati lunch) from their crafter's kitchen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 11, 2019 -- 9:30am Remind me

Spain (#203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

In this episode, Jim and his group of crafters make the perfect Spanish guitar, visit a centuries-old sword factory, craft and design delicious marzipan, visit crafters who have special needs, design and carve stone with a master artisan, and make a traditional Spanish paella from their crafter's kitchen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 -- 9:30am Remind me

Lost Crafts (Season One) (#204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Segments include monks in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal who make colored sand mandala designs; a rangoli design workshop in India; Irish soap-making...

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jun 25, 2019 -- 9:30am Remind me

Switzerland (#111H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Jim West travels to Zurich and Lucerne, Switzerland where master artisans demonstrate how to craft the perfect Alp Horn, make Swiss cheese in a family farmhouse, craft a traditional cheese fondue, and discover bobbin lace making. Jim becomes cuckoo for cuckoo clocks, crafts honey with a master beekeeper and enjoys the process of Swiss chocolate making.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jun 30, 2019 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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.

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.