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Vintage Louisville (#1725H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR takes a look back at some of the items appraised in Louisville back in 1998. A 19th-century folk art jug, which was originally appraised at $30,000 to $50,000, has since leaped in value to an estimated $100,000 to $150,000! Tune in for more updates on items like a South Carolina Slave Badge from 1810 and James Dean's high school yearbook.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -- 3:00pm
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 9, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Vintage Seattle (#2123H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Uncover how Seattle appraisals from 15 years ago have held up in the rising and falling antiques market. Highlights include a 1937 Birger Sandzen landscape, Babe Ruth-signed photos, and WWII work incentive posters. Have the values soared or sunk?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 11:00am
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 23, 2017 -- 4:00pm

Vintage Kansas City (#2124H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Travel back 15 years to see memorable Kansas City treasures such as an autographed Time cover collection, an 18th-century flambe Meiping vase, and a 1957 Roy Rogers contest prize. Which appraisal jumps in value to $70,000?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Jul 30, 2017 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 1:00am Remind me

Vintage Hartford (#1726#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

15 years have passed since AR visited Hartford, and some of the values of the items appraised have changed dramatically - some for the better, and some for the worse. A 1915 Coca-Cola jigsaw puzzle and an Emancipation Announcement print both gained value since 1998, but the big winner is a Tiffany aquamarine glass vase, which was originally appraised at $30,000 to $40,000 and is now valued between $90,000 and $100,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 24, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 25, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Vintage Charlotte (#2125#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Journey back to 2002 to learn how past appraisals fare in today's market, including Spanish earrings and a dragonfly brooch, a Carleton Watkins Yosemite album, and an 1840 Alfred J. Miller painting. Can you guess which is valued at $75,000-$125,000?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Vintage Richmond (#1727#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR revisits items appraised in Richmond, Virginia, back in 1998. A Cartier desk clock has increased in value from a 1998 appraisal of $ 10,000 to $15,000 to an updated estimate of $25,000 to $35,000. Meanwhile, a Royal Doulton bear has dropped from an original appraisal of $5000 to $7000 to a current valuation of $3000 to $5000. Other items featured include 1956 World Series baseballs, a Carnegie autograph album and a collection of diamond and ruby jewelry.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 31, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 1, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 2, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Vintage Milwaukee (#1723#) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

It's been 15 years since AR visited Milwaukee. Ever wonder what some of the items appraised back then are worth now? Watch updates on items such as a Tiffany lamp, which was appraised at $8000-$15,000 in 1998 and is now valued between $20,000 and $30,000!

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 8, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Cincinnati, Hour One (#1710H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR visits the American Sign Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio,for a look at vintage electric signs. Other highlights include a baseball bat used by Mickey Mantle; art pottery from Cincinnati's very own Rookwood Pottery; and works by locally born and world-renowned artist Edward Henry Potthast, valued at $41,000-$63, 000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Cincinnati, Hour Two (#1711H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

During a visit to the Cincinnati Zoo, AR discusses with the US Fish & Wildlife Service how today's endangered rhinos are affected by the antiques trade. Discoveries in "the city that sings" include a suit that belonged to chicken magnate Colonel Sanders; a bronze horse sculpture by Solon Borglum; and an 1846 wall map of the western United States, valued at $11,000-$12,000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 15, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 16, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Cincinnati, Hour Three (#1712H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

AR explores the craftsmanship of Cincinnati carved furniture. Then, it's off to the races with a trophy from the 1908 Belmont Stakes and an early 20th-century toy horse and buggy, to highlight just a few discoveries. Others include a French advertising poster and an impressive bust of Abraham Lincoln, valued at $5000-$7000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 21, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 22, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Rapid City, Hour One (#1713H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVG

AR visits one of South Dakota's greatest treasures, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, to look at presidential prints. Some notable finds in Rapid City include a suite of furniture by Thomas Molesworth from the famous "Ranch A," and signed military documents of Elvis Presley, valued at $4000-$5500.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me

Rapid City, Hour Two (#1714H) Duration: 55:46 STEREO TVG

AR hits the open road to visit the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame - located in the town famous for its annual motorcycle rally. Highlights include TWA travel posters; a 1932 signed photograph of the national treasure, Mount Rushmore; and a Rock-Ola juke box valued at $2000-$3000.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 28, 2017 -- 9:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 29, 2017 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 30, 2017 -- 3:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]

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

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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.
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KQED Plus, KQET

KQED Plus / KQEH

Channels 54.1, 9.2, 25.2
XFINITY 10 and HD 710
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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.