• 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.

  • 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, December 3rd at 6:00PM. Listen live on AM-1450.

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  • The KBPS sportscaster program provides students in Portland Public Schools the opportunity to broadcast PIL basketball games. No previous broadcast experience is necessary. Any PPS High School student is eligible.  More information is available by emailing KBPS Operations Manager Scott Young.

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  • KBPS will be airing all holiday music beginning December 2nd. Happy holidays from AM-1450 and kbps.am.

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  • Join Judy and Jimmy Barton as they go to the enchanted world of Maybeland to recover their missing Silver Star that belongs on their tree. Helping on the search is the Cinnamon Bear, a stuffed bear with shoe-button eyes and a green scarf. Don’t miss the adventures of the Cinnamon Bear (2 episodes back-to-back per day) everyday at Noon beginning December 11th on AM-1450 and streaming on the internet at kbps.am.

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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.