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Ultimate Oldies Show Friday 3/3 and Sunday 3/5

The Ultimate Oldies Show – Questions, Vol 1 – Maybe
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KPOV – High Desert Community Radio

Welcome to 88.9 KPOV! KPOV broadcasts from Bend, Oregon and reaches listeners throughout Deschutes County and into Crook County.  With over 40 locally produced programs and 70 hosts, KPOV is radio by the people and for the people.

Listener Supported and Volunteer Powered!

KPOV, 501 NW Bond St, Bend, OR 97703, 541-322-0863

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KPOV Awarded a Grant by Deschutes Cultural Coalition

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KPOV is grateful to the Deschutes Cultural Coalition for awarding a grant to KPOV for 2017. The grant was awarded to assist KPOV in improving listener access to our many arts, culture and local affairs interviews on our website.

We are appreciative of the long-standing support of the Deschutes Cultural Coalition.


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Protect Public Media

Public Media is under attack! News reports indicate the new Administration wants to defund arts and public media, including the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. There are also two bills in the House of Representatives to defund NPR and the CPB to provide more money to the military.

We all have to stand up to protect public media. Go to our Protect our Public Media page for more information and ways you can help KPOV protect public media.

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Spring Break 2017 Youth Radio Camp

557109_10151854430035284_881738835_nWant to learn how to create a radio show and have some fun making it happen?

KPOV is holding our super fun Youth Radio Camp again this Spring Break!

The camp will be held March 27-31 in the KPOV studio, at 501 NW Bond Street in Bend. The camp is for youth grades 4-7, ages 9-13, and will be held from 9:00 a.m to Noon each day. Read more ›

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KPOV’s Next DJ Training Class begins April 8

Tris new production board cropped and reduced for webInterested in learning all about community radio?  Thinking about becoming a DJ on KPOV? Want to host Youth Radio Hour?

KPOV’s spring DJ training class is coming up April 8.  Save The Date! It’s the first step.

You will learn everything from the history and law of community radio to hands on production and broadcast skills. The class is a presented in conjunction with COCC Community Learning. Registration has not opened yet, so stay tuned for more information.

If you have any questions, please email amy@kpov.org or call the station – 541-322-0863.

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Become a Talk-Show Host on KPOV!

KPOV wants you to talk about it!  Microphone The issues and events important to Central Oregon that is.

If you want to be talk show host on KPOV’s “The Point” and other KPOV talk shows current and future, we have a great four session class to teach you all the skills. The KPOV DJ class is a prerequisite. Learn more about the DJ class here.  Want info or to sign up? Contact Bruce at bruce@kpov.org or 541-322-0863. Read more ›

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New KPOV Board Member — John Adamson

KPOV is proud to announce that John Adamson has joined the KPOV Board of Directors.

John is, and has always been, a passionate fan of music. His professional background is in law. But, in his personal life, he’s traveled extensively to see literally hundreds of concerts, has a vast music collection, and believes supporting local artists is important to a community. He has also been on rotation as a DJ for Variable Velocity (Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m.) for over five years.

You can more about KPOV’s Board of Directors here.

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KPOV’s Next DJ Training Class begins April 8

Interested in learning all about community radio?  Thinking about becoming a DJ on KPOV? Want to host Youth Radio Hour?

Spring Break 2017 Youth Radio Camp

Want to learn how to create a radio show and have some fun making it happen? KPOV is holding our

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