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Radio Sausalito is a noncommercial community radio station broadcasting jazz music, community programming and Public Service Announcements since 1999. We are all volunteers here. We love music. We love Sausalito. And we love our community!

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A Star is Born

Radio Sausalito was conceived by owner Jonathan Westerling in December, 1999, as a public service and a gift to the people of the city of Sausalito. The first transmitter was custom built for us in Norway, and went on the air permanently in March, 2000, as an experiment in neighborhood broadcasting. It broadcast with about …

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Our Staff

*NOTE: This page is for staff members who do not have their own radio show. For profiles of our show hosts, see our Shows page.   Jonathan Westerling – Founder and President  Jonathan Westerling grew up in the small rural town of Harvard, Massachusetts, a town with literally a single traffic light and more apple …

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Our Mission

Mission Statement Radio Sausalito will serve the residents, merchants and visitors of Sausalito by creating a seamless local broadcast system which promotes local events, produces local programming, and broadcasts jazz to the community. Ratified by the Board of Advisors July 9, 2000.              

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Our History

March 2000 – Radio Sausalito‘s first transmitter goes on the air serving up foot stompin’ jazz to the residents on the north end of Caledonia Street. Response is immediately positive highlighting listeners’ thirst for great jazz on the air. August 2000 – Radio Sausalito forms a Board of Advisors and decides to become a bona …

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Our Station in the News

January 2024 – (Marin IJ) Radio Sausalito spotlights ’50s broadcasts from influential San Francisco jazz club October 2020 – (Marin IJ) Radio Sausalito pays tribute to our Music Director, Joe Agro who passed away unexpectedly October 2019 – (SF Chronicle) Our own Allan Berland is profiled as having “finally found his home” at Radio Sausalito. …

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Legal, PSAs & Contests

LEGAL STATEMENTS Radio Sausalito is a noncommercial community radio station which broadcasts at 1610 Khz AM radio in Southern Marin County and 1710 Khz AM radio in San Rafael. Our transmitting equipment is authorized and certified by the FCC according to the Code of Federal Regulations Part 15. Our broadcast band certifications are NWXAM1000 and …

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Former Shows & Volunteers

What?? . . . My favorite show is . . . GONE ?? Radio Sausalito is produced entirely by volunteers. And though our listeners love and look forward to their favorite shows, our hosts and volunteers do tend to come and go with the tides. Here is a list of our shows that are no …

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