• Welcome to AM 1450 KBPS!

    KBPS 100th anniversary

    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.

    The KBPS 100th Anniversary Celebrations are here!

    Thursday March 23rd
    Special Live Broadcast on AM 1450 and www.kbps.am at 9am! KBPS Alums are welcome to join us live on air from the Marshall HS campus, or send us audio to air. Please contact us via the KBPS Facebook page, email KBPS Instructor Jacob Patterson jacpatterson@pps.net, or leave a detailed message at 503-916-5101 with your contact information.


    Thursday and Friday April 20th and 21st: Public Open House at 100th Tech Show! All are welcome to visit AM 1450 KBPS at the Marshall Campus. Join us for live broadcasts, studio tours, check out historical memorabilia on display, and 100th Anniversary merchandise is available for purchase.  

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    New Programs on AM 1450 KBPS!

    KBPS on PRP

    KBPS On PRP Saturdays 8a (Airing on both AM 1450 KBPS and 99.1 FM PRP)

    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

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

    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 



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


    Listen to Benson radio students playing your favorite Teen Sound Music weekdays 8:30AM-3:30PM. KBPS students will be off for winter break.

    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


    Facebook: @1450KBPS

    Instagram: @1450KBPS

    Twitter: @1450KBPS

    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!

    For The 2023-2024 KBPS Fall Football Coverage Schedule, Use The KBPS Calendar Below.

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


    Use the calendar below to see all KBPS events, sports coverage, interviews, and more!

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