Upcoming Broadcasts:

Soup Without Sharks (#805H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Explore the environmental and cultural impacts of California's new ban on shark fin sales; discover how innovative engineering is improving the lives of refugee women in Darfur; and meet the first woman to travel to space as a working scientist.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 1:30am
  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 28, 2014 -- 12:30am
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 29, 2014 -- 1:00pm email reminder
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 29, 2014 -- 7:30pm email reminder
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 30, 2014 -- 8:30am email reminder
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 30, 2014 -- 12:30pm email reminder
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 30, 2014 -- 5:00pm email reminder

Silicon Valley Goes to Space (#806H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

From space tourism to mining the moon to companies building rocket ships to ferry NASA astronauts into space, a new wave of commercialization is shaking up the $300 billion global space industry. But are there new risks when space is no longer the exclusive domain of big governments?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Growing Skin, Robotic Exoskeletons (#513H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

Visit biomedical researchers in Nebraska who investigate ways to "grow" new skin for burn victims. Then, learn how Bay Area engineers are working to develop robotic "exoskeletons" that could enable paraplegics to walk again. And see how geneticist Danielle Reed is learning why our food preferences may be hard wired in our DNA.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

The Heat Is On Napa Wines (#807) 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.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Amazing Jellies & Siphonophores / From Waste to Watts (#408H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

Learn about the glowing, gelatinous animals - jellyfish and siphonophores - that populate Monterey Bay; and find out how San Francisco's gourmet restaurants are turning leftovers into green electricity.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

Going UP: Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay / Please Touch the Animals: Environmental Enrichment at Zoos (#412H) Duration: 26:19 STEREO TVG

Scientists say it's no secret San Francisco Bay is rising, and QUEST investigates how high it will rise and when. And from body work and acupuncture for giraffes, to pachyderm pedicures, come see how the Oakland Zoo is using alternative treatments to guarantee the well-being of its residents.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

ConcussionsSeahorsesWhales (#507H) Duration: 26:21 STEREO TVG

QUEST explores the impact of sports concussions, an injury which can have serious consequences, as medical science is now revealing. Plus, meet Northern California scientists studying seahorses to save them from extinction, and see wildlife photographer Bryant Austin's life-sized whale photographs.

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TV Technical Issues

    TV Technical Issues
    • Mon 11/03/14: Work on KQED Plus tower (DT54)

      Another station needs to do maintenance on its equipment on the tower on Monument Peak, requiring that we switch our DT54 Over the Air signal from the main antenna to the auxiliary when the work starts, then back to the main antenna at the conclusion. These switches should cause momentary outages only, and most receivers […]

    • Wed 10/15 morning: KQED Plus (KQEH) Over the Air signal down

      UPDATE: This problem has been resolved, and the OTA signal for the DT54 channels restored. (DT54.1 through 54.5) KQED Plus’ Over the Air transmission is currently off air via our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak northeast of San Jose. Technicians are working on the problem. No current estimate regarding how long this will exist. We […]

    • KQET (DT25) Over the Air: Wed 8/27

      We are aware of the break-up issues for our DT25 Over the Air signal in the Monterey/Salinas area. This will also affect viewers of any cable or satellite signal provider using that transmitter as their source. Engineers are working on the problem.

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

KQED DTV Channels


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

All widescreen and HD programs


Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 2710

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH


Channel 54.3

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Channel 9.3

History, world events, news, science, nature


Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network


Channel 54.4

Quality children's programming parents love too