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Upcoming Broadcasts:

Junk in the Trunk 7 (#2126H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Discover never-before-aired appraisals from all six Season 21 cities, including an American Folk Art cane, a 1927 Yankees team-signed baseball, and a Vairocana Buddha, CA. 1410. Which is appraised for $ 150,000-$200,000?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 11:00am
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 4:00pm

Junk in the Trunk 3 (#1721#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR packed a trunkful of treasures to share from the six cities visited during the Season 17 tour. "Junk in the Trunk 3" includes never-before-seen appraisals from AR's 2013 season, including a Myrtle Beach guest with a sports collection that would make any Celtics fan turn green with envy, a diamond and platinum ring in Corpus Christi, and in Rapid City, a valuable old book with a mysterious past that is valued at $35,000 to $50,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 21, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Baton Rouge, Hour Three (#1809H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR is in the Red Stick city, as host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Christopher Mitchell head to Port Hudson to discuss a rare Civil War hand grenade. Highlights include an early 19th-century Louisiana work table that was stored in a barn for several decades; a collection of insightful Civil War Confederate letters that were found in the wall of a torn down Mississippi house; and a Porfirio Salinas oil, ca. 1935, in its original frame, that was bought by the owner's grandmother for $100 in 1935 and is now valued at $45,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Nov 28, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Anaheim, Hour One (#1813H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

In Anaheim, California, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Philip Weiss travel to the Queen Mary to talk about ocean liner memorabilia. Highlights include a Marx Brothers prop duck, one of two duck props made for the "You Bet Your Life" television show; two sketches by pop star Michael Jackson, ca. 1973, that were given to the owner by Jackson in a 10th-grade art class; and a Frederic Church oil painting, ca. 1867, that once belonged to the owner's great-aunt, who was married to the artist, and is now appraised for $100,000 to $150,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 10, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Anaheim, Hour Two (#1814H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVG

AR travels to Anaheim, California, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Richard Johnston head to Rickenbacker International Corporation to discuss vintage electric guitars. Highlights include two pairs of performance shoes that belonged to "The Beverly Hillbillies" star Buddy Ebsen; a jade jewelry collection that includes a necklace, ring and earrings, appraised for $30,000 to $36, 000; and an oil painting titled Sacre-Couer et Moulin, by French artist Maurice Utrillo, valued at $80,000 to $120,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 4, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 6, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Anaheim, Hour Three (#1815H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVG

AR is in Anaheim, California, where host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Rosie Sayyah head to Joseff Jewelry to discuss Hollywood costume jewelry. Highlights include an 18th-century Chinese cinnabar lacquer box that was originally created as gift wrapping and is appraised for $40,000 to $60,000; a collection of wanted posters found in southern California hotel ledgers, ca. 1900, featuring a Butch Cassidy wanted circular; and a shadow box attributed to Joseph Cornell that was found in the trash by the owner's father and could fluctuate in value from $100 to $150,000, depending on authentication.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 17, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Richmond, Hour One (#1816H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

In Richmond, Virginia, host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Reid Dunavant travel to the Virginia Museum of Fine Art to talk about silver coffee and teapots. Highlights include a late19th -century Albert Neuhuys watercolor that was bought by a very young collector for $2 and is now valued at $1000 to $1500; a 1982 UNC championship signed basketball featuring teammates Michael Jordan, James Worthy, Sam Perkins and more; and an early 20th-century Alice R.H. Smith watercolor that originally belonged to the owner's mother, a close family friend of the artist, now appraised for $85,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 11, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 12, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me

Richmond, Hour Two (#1817H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR stops in Virginia's capital city, where host Mark L.Walberg attempts to stump appraiser Sebastian Clarke on Federal-era materials at the Wilton House Museum. Highlights include a 1765 Thomas Pitts silver epergne that was previously used to hold flowers instead of desserts and is now valued at $15,000 to $50,000; a Leveille-Rousseau perfume bottle, ca. 1890, bought at a Virginia flea market for around $20 and now appraised at between $6000 and $8000; and a Tiffany & Co. brooch, ca. 1937, found in the spare-button envelope of a dry cleaning business and valued at $65,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 18, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Dec 19, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me

Naughty Or Nice (#1420H) Duration: 56:16 STEREO TVG

This AR special edition makes a list and checks it twice. Enlivening the year-end holiday season, this lineup of favorite appraisals from past seasons will satisfy everyone's wish list. Highlights include: an 1863 Temperance lithograph illustrating the evils of imbibing spirits; a letter from Gerald Ford, written when he was House Minority Leader, to his kindergarten teacher in Michigan who called him "naughty little Gerry Ford"; and a dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the film Some Like It Hot that was so tight she had to be sewn into it, valued at $150, 000 to $250,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 25, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Dec 31, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 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 […]

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

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