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Next Meal: Engineering Food (#701H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Discover how genetically engineered crops are made, their pros and cons, and what the future might hold for research and regulations such as labeling. In a half-hour special, QUEST Northern California explores genetically engineered crops in the wake of Proposition 37, the November 2012 initiative that would have required foods containing genetically engineered ingredients to be labeled in California.

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America's Energy Future (#706H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

From fossil fuels to renewables, the race is on to find better ways to manage and maximize our energy sources. Tour a massive solar farm in California, investigate the impacts of fracking on Ohio's groundwater supplies, and join Missouri University students as they compete to build the most energy-efficient house in America.

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Saving Condors (#803H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Explore a promising new effort to help save California's endangered condors. Also in this episode, find out how scientists are discovering billions of planets like Earth; learn how sleep helps wash toxic gunk from our brains; and take a dive into the ocean's twilight zone where hundreds of never-before-seen creatures dwell.

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Earth Day Special: Where We've Been, Where We're Headed (#204H) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG

Explore the birth of the Bay Area's environmental movement a generation ago, then see what gains have been made and what challenges remain.

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The Heat Is On Napa Wines (#807H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Discover why the wines we drink may change as the climate warms; how tsunamis of the past could help us protect ourselves in the future; and how a high-tech tool can map hidden sources of water. And, meet an artist who brings the beauty of botany to life.

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Reawakening Extinct Species (#710H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

New genetic technologies are making it possible for scientists to try to bring back extinct species. Meet researcher Ben Novak at the University of California, Santa Cruz, who is working to revive the passenger pigeon, once the most abundant bird in the world, and Harvard Medical School's George Church, who is trying to engineer a woolly mammoth. It may be possible, but is it right to turn back the clock?

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From Farm to Fork to Fuel (#704H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Discover innovative approaches for producing and maximizing our food resources. Explore how a Milwaukee farmer feeds a growing urban population, discover strategies for reducing food waste in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, and go behind the scenes at a North Carolina facility that turns cooking grease into fuel. Plus, check out gardens on wheels in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Restoring America's Waters (#705H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Find out how the health of America's waterways is being restored. Follow scientists and fishermen as they team up to rebuild North Carolina's deteriorating oyster reefs. Battle algae blooms with Lake Erie researchers and discover how the largest dam removal project in U.S. history is providing hope for Washington state's salmon. Plus, discover an Ohio artist who turns coal mine run-off into works of art.

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Bikes, Bugs and Fashionistas (#708H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Go behind the scenes with a North Carolina inventor building sun-powered "carcycles;" meet an Ohio engineer transforming flies into fishmeal; and visit a Nebraska textile engineer converting corn husks into fashion.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

KQED +
Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 710

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192

Quality children's programming parents love too