Radio Sausalito broadcasts local music, entertainment, information and news for southern Marin County communities and maritime vessels within range. This local radio station operates as a non-commercial broadcast provider under the Code of Federal Regulations at Title 47, Section 15, under the provided Federal Communications Code (FCC) rules. As a non-commercial provider, the power of this well-liked station must be kept to a minimum to avoid interferences with larger commercial broadcasting organizations.
Radio Sausalito Broadcasts in Southern Marin County:
For over ten years, Radio Sausalito has been offering local communities up-beat jazz music, an outlet for local announcements and special entertainment provided by talented local citizens. During moments of concern or emergencies, Radio Sausalito keeps its Southern Marin listening region up-to-date with news and personalized announcements. The station operates on Apple Computers using FCC approved specialized programs and exterior repeating stations located at intervals throughout the south-end of Marin County.
This radio station operates through volunteers and offers low-cost or free public service announcements for local area organizations. For groups to qualify for free local radio announcements, they must prove their federal non-profit status, have local information and be ready to arrange for their announcements at least 7-days before airtime is needed.
Radio Sausalito also offers fun-filled contests, an outlet for local writers to have their original short stories read and a place that offers airtime to qualified citizens or events.
Radio Sausalito broadcasts non-stop, 24-hours each day on a recorded jazz and blues format that offers a rotating array of music. Owner Jonathan Westerling created his tiny 1999 radio station at the north-end of Caledonia Street in Sausalito. The original Radio Sausalito was started as a public service option; broadcast distance was just a few blocks. As public interest grew, so did Radio Sausalito with more range and more community oriented service opportunities. Today, the Sausalito radio station is a daily Marin ritual.
A sampling of Radio Sausalito program offerings include:
A Different Slant: Local political topics, news and information.
Audubon Birds of the Bay: Interesting information about the Bay Area birds.
Field Trip: Detailed personal interviews with nearby artists and entertainers.
Gumbo: New Orleans jazz programming for the die-hard jazz music fans.
Marinscope Newsbreak: Local Marin County news and information.
Our Sausalito Music Scene: Detailed information about live shows and performances in nearby restaurants, clubs and alternative venues.
Scratched: Occasional shows that feature full-length vintage vinyl recordings.
Tide Tables: Tide tables for the San Francisco Bay are offered daily.
Zadek Zone: Bob Zadek entertains with hot-issues and colorful local banter.
The local Sausalito, Northern California, radio station can be heard over San Francisco Bay-area cable TV or in handy online downloads that are found on the Radio Sausalito Website: www.radiosausalito.org . For more information about Radio Sausalito, it is possible to contact this radio station at:
PO Box 397
Sausalito, California 94966
Phone: (415) 332-5299