• Welcome to AM 1450 KBPS  
    This is the radio station owned by the
    Portland Public School District. 
    We are located at Benson High School

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    Outage alert

    Planned Outages on AM 1450:

    • Structural steel upgrades: 5/13/2024 until 5/24/2024
    • Structural Steel Upgrades / Tower Painting: 5/27/2024 until 5/31/2024
    • Tower Painting: 6/3/2024 until 6/7/2024 (Depending on weather, painting may require weekend shutdowns)
    • Tower Painting: 6/10/2024 until 6/14/2024
    • Anti Climb Panel Install: 6/17/2024 until 6/21/2024
    • Anti Climb Panel Install: 6/24/2024 until 6/28/2024

    Stay tuned for updates! 


    KBPS Artist Spotlight:

    Sarah Rogo



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    Check out these Programs on AM 1450 KBPS!

    The Children's Hour Mondays 7a and 4p

    The Children's Hour with Katie Stone Mondays at 7a and 4p

    We want to hear from you!

    KBPS Talkback Line: 503-916-5101

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    Call KBPS 503-916-5101 

    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. 

    Click Here For The PPS Board Meeting Schedule 



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    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

    Click here to see the KBPS Student On-Air Minute Totals


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    Follow PIL basketball and football 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!

    KBPS 2024 Fall Football Broadcast Schedule:

    Games and times are subject to change. Stay tuned for more games to be announced!


    Chief of Staff Josiah Wester

    Chief of Music Zip Pollock

    Chief of Production Joe Fish

    Chief of Promotion Cilxusasqet Friedlander


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