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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Mystery Diagnosis III (#1109) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Every day, doctors are faced with patients with symptoms that prove difficult to diagnose. When healthy and active Larry Luitjens shows up in his doctor's office with some peculiar and frightening symptoms, his doctor is put to the test to find the cause and get him the treatment he desperately needs. Myth or Medicine: Are more medical tests likely to lead to a more accurate diagnosis? Second Opinion 5: Five things you can do to help your doctor diagnose you.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (#1110) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Sudden cardiac arrest can happen when there is an electrical problem in the heart. If quick action isn't taken, a person can die in minutes. Fortunately when things suddenly went very wrong for Bob Schmit, his girlfriend was there to save his life. Myth or Medicine: Is vigorous or high intensity exercise bad for the heart? Second Opinion 5: Five things you can do if you witness a cardiac arrest.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 10, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Ptsd) (#1111) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a debilitating mental disorder that can occur after a terrifying event. It was first brought to attention by returning war veterans, many of whom had been wounded in battle. Zachary Bell, former U.S. Marine, shares his story of horror in Afghanistan and his battle to regain his mental health after serving our country. Myth or Medicine: Can PTSD only be caused when someone has a physical injury? Second Opinion 5: Five signs that you may have PTSD.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 17, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Special Edition: Ebola (#1112) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

American missionary worker and Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol, with her husband David at her side, will share the story of some of her darkest days as the disease ravaged her body. Infectious disease and travel medicine doctors will use Nancy's case as a springboard to discuss disease transmission, diagnosis, treatment, drug and vaccine research and development, and what the Ebola crisis in West Africa means to its citizens, and to America.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 22, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 24, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 24, 2017 -- 8:30am Remind me

Stroke Intervention (#601) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In stroke treatment, time is critical in saving brain cells. Knowing the signs of a stroke and getting the best treatment available is vital to reaching full recovery. Acting fast can help save a loved ones life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 -- 10:30am Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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.