• Welcome to AM 1450 KBPS!  

    1923 Logo

    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.

    We want to hear from you on the KBPS Talkback Line: 503-916-5101

    Call in song requests, news tips, comments and suggestions! Your message may be played on-air on AM 1450 KBPS!

    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, October 11th at 6pm.

    Click Here For The PPS Board Meeting Schedule 

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



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

    Listen Live


    KBPS STUDENTS ON-AIR (During the School Year)

    Listen to Benson radio students playing your favorite Teen Sound Music weekdays 8:30AM-3:30PM.

    Seniors broadcast live Monday - Friday 12:19PM - 1:51PM.

    Juniors broadcast live Monday - Friday 1:58PM-3:30PM. 

    Click here to see the KBPS Student On-Air Schedule

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    Facebook: @1450KBPS

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    Youtube: AM 1450 KBPS

    Please be appropriate when interacting with our social media accounts. Thank you!


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

    2022 Fall Football Sportcasting Schedule (Games and times are subject to change.)

    * All games kickoff at 7pm - KBPS Pregame at 6:55pm

    Fri 9/30/22 McDaniel @ Franklin

    Fri 10/7/22 Grant @ Franklin

    Thu 10/13/22 Franklin @ Jefferson

    Fri 10/21/22 Roosevelt @ Franklin

    Fri 10/28/22 Grant @ Roosevelt