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Encyclopedia > WQED (TV)
WQED
WQED TV 13
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Branding WQED TV 13
Channels 13 (VHF) analog,
38 (UHF) digital
Affiliations PBS
Owner WQED Multimedia
Founded April 1, 1954
Call letters meaning Quod Erat Demonstrandum
Former affiliations NET (1954-1970)
Website www.wqed.org

WQED (channel 13, digital channel 38) is a PBS television station based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Established April 1, 1954 it was the first community-sponsored television station in the United States as well as the 5th public TV station. WQED also became the first station to telecast classes to elementary classrooms when Pittsburgh launched the Metropolitan School Service in 1955. WQED has produced many shows for PBS, such as Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (which aired first run episodes from February 19, 1968 to August 31, 2001) and Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?. Image File history File links WQED.png‎ Logo for public television station WQED in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from stations website gallery of sample logos for use http://www. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... Wikibooks has more about this subject: Marketing A brand is a collection of images and ideas representing an economic producer; more specifically, it refers to the concrete symbols such as a name, logo, slogan, and design scheme. ... In broadcasting, a channel is a range of frequencies (or, equivalently, wavelengths) assigned by a government for the operation of a particular broadcast station. ... Very high frequency (VHF) is the radio frequency range from 30 MHz (wavelength 10 m) to 300 MHz (wavelength 1 m). ... Analog television (or analogue television) encodes television picture and sound information as an analog signal, that is, by varying the amplitude and/or frequencies of the signal. ... This article is about the radio frequency. ... Digital Terrestrial Television (DTTV or DTT) is an implementation of digital technology to provide a greater number of channels and/or better quality of picture and sound through a conventional antenna (or aerial) instead of a satellite dish or cable connection. ... An affiliate is a commercial entity with a relationship with a peer or a larger entity. ... The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is a non-profit public broadcasting television service with 349 member TV stations in the United States, with some member stations available by cable in Canada. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mister Rogers Neighborhood or as spelled on IMDb (Internet Movie Database) MisteRogers Neighborhood was an American childrens television series that was created and hosted by Fred Rogers. ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? is A Carmen Sandiego computer software program and television show The title for the Carmen Sandiego themesong, performed by Rockapella She is currently in Cairo, Egypt according to Google This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that...

Contents

Original programming

Local

  • OnQ — weekdays

State

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

National

Mister Rogers Neighborhood or as spelled on IMDb (Internet Movie Database) MisteRogers Neighborhood was an American childrens television series that was created and hosted by Fred Rogers. ... Carmen Isabela Sandiego is a fictional character featured in a long-running series of educational games and television shows in the United States of the same name. ... WGBH is an established public television and public radio broadcast service located in Boston, Massachusetts. ...

Chris Moore programs

  • Black Horizons — weekly
  • Wylie Avenue Days (1991)
  • In Country: A Vietnam Story (2006)

Rick Sebak specials

Pittsburgh History Series

Nostalgia documentaries by Rick Sebak: Rick Sebak (1953 — )is an American film director and producer who lives and works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Sebak is the creator of the scrapbook documentary genre,[1] many of which he has created for WQED and PBS.[2] Sebak attended Bethel Park High School and the University of North...

  • Kennywood Memories (1988)
  • The Mon, The Al & The O (1988)
  • Holy Pittsburgh! (1989)
  • Flying Off The Bridge To Nowhere! And Other Tales Of Pittsburgh Bridges (1990)
  • Things That Aren’t There Anymore (1990)
  • Downtown Pittsburgh (1992)
  • Stuff That’s Gone (1994)
  • Houses Around Here (1994)
  • The Strip Show (1996)
  • North Side Story (1997)
  • South Side (1998)
  • Things That Are Still Here (1999)
  • Something About Oakland (2000)
  • Pittsburgh A To Z (2001)
  • Happy Holidays in Pittsburgh (2002)
  • Things We've Made (2003)
  • It's the Neighborhoods (2004)
  • What Makes Pittsburgh Pittsburgh (2006)
  • Underground Pittsburgh (2007)

Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, sometimes called the Golden Triangle, is located at the precise confluence of the Allegheny River and the Monongahela River. ... Pittsburghs Strip District is a one-half square mile area of land northest of the central business district bordered to the north by the Allegheny River and to the south by portions of the Hill District. ... Northside refers both to the region of Pittsburgh to the north of the Allegheny River and Ohio River and to a small neighborhood within that region. ... Southside is a neighborhood in the city of Pittsburgh, USA. It has a population of approximately 10,000 people. ... The Cathedral of Learning dominates the Oakland skyline Oakland is the academic center of Pittsburgh and the third largest downtown area in the state of Pennsylvania, behind only Center City Philadelphia and the Central Business District (Downtown Pittsburgh). ... Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, consists of the following neighborhoods: External links Map of Pittsburgh neighborhoods Interactive Map of Pittsburgh Neighborhoods Pittsburgh Neighborhoods Described by University of Pittsburghs Graduate Students Category: ...

Pennsylvania programs

  • The Pennsylvania Road Show (1992)
  • Pennsylvania Diners And Other Roadside Restaurants (1993)

National programs

Image:Shore. ... Sandwiches That You Will Like is a 2002 PBS documentary by Rick Seback of WQED, Pittsburgh. ... A Program About Unusual Buildings & Other Roadside Stuff is a 2004 PBS documentary by Rick Sebak of WQED. It showcases mimetic and novelty buildings across the United States. ... A Cemetery Special is a 2005 PBS documentary by Rick Sebak of WQED. Cemeteries and cemetery-related businesses and events across the United States are profiled. ...

See also

WQEX-TV is a television station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ...

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