• 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.

  • KBPS Students are interviewing all 15 Rose Festival Princesses. Listen weekdays at 5:00pm on AM-1450 and streaming on the internet at kbps.am. If you missed a Princess interview, click here for downloadable MP3s.

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  • In 1923, a license was granted by the FCC for KBPS to begin broadcasting. Don't miss our audio birthday special. 30 minutes of historical recordings of staff meetings, interviews, sports broadcasts, special events and more. Listen this Saturday, March 23rd at 12 Noon and 6:00pm on AM-1450 and streaming on the internet at kbps.am.

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  • Listen to all of the meetings of the Portland Public Schools Board of Education. The 7 member board is responsible for the budget and policy decisions of Oregon’s largest school district. The next meeting is Tuesday, April 2nd at 6:00PM. Listen live on AM-1450.

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  • The KBPS Audio page is where you will find MP3s of many KBPS Special Programs throughout the year. Click here to to listen to programs that previously aired on AM-1450.

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    WHEREVER YOU HAVE INTERNET ACCESS YOU HAVE KBPS! Remember...you can listen to KBPS anywhere you have a computer or a smartphone!  We are now streaming our programming worldwide.  Just click the "Listen Live" button.



    Click the "Sports" tab on the left side for information on how Portland High School Students can become KBPS sportscasters!


    KBPS Students

    Listen to Senior Benson Radio students playing your favorite Teen Sound Music weekdays 9:53AM-11:24AM and Junior Benson Radio students weekdays 1:44PM-3:15PM.