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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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, May 28, 2015 -- 1:30am
  • KQED World: Sat, May 30, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 30, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 31, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
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Future of You (#801H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

From wearable activity trackers to personal genetics, explore the new digital health revolution that is transforming the field of health care and scientific research and radically changing how we take care of ourselves and manage our health information.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 10, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 13, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 14, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
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Ice Age Bay Area/Eclipse Chasers (#219H) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG

Visit the Bay Area at the end of the last Ice Age, when camels and lions roamed the landscape. And meet the eclipse chasers - adventurers who travel the world to document solar eclipses.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 17, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 18, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 20, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 21, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
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Chasing Beetles, Finding Darwin (#301H) Duration: 26:04 STEREO TVG

It's been 150 years since Charles Darwin published On the Origin of Species. Yet his ideas remain as central to scientific exploration as ever. QUEST follows researchers who are still unlocking the mysteries of evolution, like entomologist David Kavanaugh, who predicted that a new beetle species would be found on the Trinity Alps. Find out if his prediction came true.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jun 24, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jun 25, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 27, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Mt. Umunhum / Asteroid Hunters / Fox (#505H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

For more 50 years, the summit of Mt. Umunhum, looming over San Jose, has been off limits because of military and environmental contamination issues. QUEST treks 3,486 feet to the peak to find out what the public can expect when it reopens. Plus, see how scientists are tracking thousands of objects orbiting near Earth, and discover the tree-climbing North American Gray Fox at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 1, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 2, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 4, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Airborne Wind Energy, Sea Urchins (#508H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

Explore new airborne wind turbines designed to generate stronger and more consistent energy than conventional wind turbines. Find out how scientists are discovering key changes about Yosemite and California's wildlife by revisiting a landmark 100-year-old study. And watch an excerpt from Dan Griffin's film about ocean acidification and purple sea urchins.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 9, 2015 -- 1:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Megathrust Earthquakes (#509H) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG

Discover how engineering activities to generate energy also can trigger man-made earthquakes. Explore the most powerful earthquakes on the planet, and what it would look like if the next "big one" hits the West Coast. And visit the "shake table" at UC Berkeley to learn about an important tool used by engineers to design safer structures in earthquake country.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 15, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 -- 1:00pm Remind me
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Monitoring Marine Protected Areas (#510H) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG

QUEST takes to the high seas with researcher Dirk Rosen to study the underwater world off California's coast. Overfishing and environmental impacts have threatened some ocean areas, so state officials established "no fishing zones" to protect these fragile marine ecosystems and help fish populations rebound. But are they working?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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Invasive Species: Asian Carp (#511H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

Investigate how invasive Asian carp are destroying the Mississippi River system and threatening the Great Lakes. Learn how a destructive invasive fish has had an unexpectedly positive effect on the Lake Erie Water Snake. And find out how San Francisco Bay became the most invaded estuary in the world.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 29, 2015 -- 7:30pm Remind me
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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