• Pictures and video of KBPS technology past and present.

     

    BE Transmitter

    KBPS Broadcast Electronics Transmitter currently on the air.

     

    Nautel

    KBPS Nautel Transmitter (decommissioned)

     

    Bauer

    KBPS Bauer 707 Transmitter (decommissioned)

     

    In the summer of 2019, structural engineering firms were examining the 200 foot KBPS tower as part of the Benson High School Modernization plans. Click here to see drone video of the entire KBPS tower.

     

    Ground View Of Drone

    Picture of drone used in above video.

     

    Rolf, a listener in the northern part of Sweden sent us a recording from 2018. Rolf was using a NetSDR receiver and a 800 meters Beverage antenna directed towards western North America. Click here to listen to what AM-1450 sounds like in Sweden.

     

    KBPS Control Room 1970s

    Here is a photo of the KBPS on-air board from the 1970's. It was directly behind the on-air control room operator, separated by glass of course. 

     

    transmitter 1970s

    In the 1970's the KBPS transmitter was located on the second floor of the main building, right across the hall from the old gym.