Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon


No matter what your line of work, you need to have communication skills. In radio we work to give students those skills that they will need, and we use the hook of Radio Broadcasting to develop those skills, to make them sucessful.

515 NE 15th | Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 916-5828

AM 1450 KBPS Radio

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.

The last school board meeting of 2014 will air on Monday December 22 at 6:00PM (Programming note, this is a delayed broadcast of the December 16th school board meeting because of KBPS basketball coverage).

Join KBPS for the Adventures of the Cinnamon Bear. We are airing two episodes back-to-back weekday mornings at 9:00 now through December 23rd.

KBPS is your station for the best local holiday music. Listen to the Musical Greeting Card beginning at 1:00PM on December 24th and repeating through midnight on December 25th on KBPS.

Catch live PIL sports action of the Franklin at Madison boys basketball game Thursday, January 8th at 7:30 on KBPS.

The KBPS Sports Crew will be broadcasting from the Franklin vs. Wilson girls basketball game Friday, January 9th at 7:30 on AM-1450.


 To help you learn more about what we do, here is a short video about KBPS





© Copyright Information

KBPS.AM and all content at this site, as well as audio transmission, is protected under Copyright with the Library of Congress, Copyright Office, in accordance with 37 CRF 201.35, as well as Section 114(F) and Section 112(E) of Title 17, of the United States Code, as amended by Public Law 104-39 Stat. 336 and Public Law 105-304, 112 Stat. 2860. 

KBPS Students

Listen to Junior Benson Radio students playing your favorite Teen Sound Music weekdays 9:53AM-11:26AM and Senior Benson Radio students weekdays 12:04PM-1:37PM.


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



Remember...you can listen to KBPS anywhere you have a computer!  We are now streaming our programming worldwide.  Just click the "Listen Live" button on the lefthand side of this page.