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    Welcome to AM 1450 KBPS!  

    This is the radio station owned by the
    Portland Public School District. 
    We are located on the campus of
    Benson Polytechnic High School
    in Portland, Oregon.


    New KBPS Listener Phone Line Announcement: AM 1450 KBPS has a new way for listeners to engage with the station! You can request songs and interact with DJs by calling 503-916-5101. Please leave us your messages and some may be played on air! 


    Happy 99th Birthday AM 1450 KBPS! Portland, Oregon's 2nd Oldest Radio Station turns 99 on March 23, 2022! Click here to listen to a special KBPS Birthday presentation


    Listen to Portland Public School Board Meetings Live on AM 1450 KBPS

    The seven member board is responsible for the budget and policy decisions of Oregon’s largest school district. The next regular meeting of the PPS Board of Education is scheduled for Tuesday, May 10th at 6pm.

    Click Here For The PPS Board Meeting Schedule 



    Listen to KBPS online wherever you have internet access via mobile device or computer!

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    Follow PIL football and basketball action live all season on KBPS.  Click the "Sports" tab on the left side for information on how Portland high school students can become KBPS sportscasters!


    Listen to Benson radio students playing your favorite Teen Sound Music weekdays 8:30AM-3:30PM. Seniors broadcast live Mondays and Wednesdays 12:21PM-1:52PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays 2PM-3:30PM, Fridays 10:08AM-10:52AM and 2:45PM-3:30PM. Juniors broadcast live Mondays and Wednesdays 1:59PM-3:30PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:08AM-11:39AM, Fridays 10:57AM-11:41AM and 1:08PM-1:52PM.