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The Way Radio Was Meant to Be!

Welcome to the little radio station that could! We're broadcasting from the heart of Midtown Sacramento and are the home of the Saturday Cruisin Show, Anything Goes, Global Beat, the Out of Site Radio Oldies Show and DreamScapes.

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About Us

Photo of Ann at audio console

Ann Sylvia is a graduate of United States International University and is retired as a braille transcriber from the Sacramento Schools. She has worked since 2012 as the host of both Saturday Cruisin Show and Global Beat. She has an extensive knowledge of world music as well as 50s, through the 80s music in general and is our station librarian and is responsible for much of the music you hear.

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Dan Kysor is a retired civil rights advocate and former broadcaster on KPFA in Berkeley. Dan is the host of Anything Goes! and is the station manager. He was the originator of the "Global Blind Exchange, GBX" in the mid-90s; a internet bulletin board service established before the world wide web. He has an overriding interest in internet platforms as he is the chief engineer of the Grid FM.

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    Tony Swartz is a retired computer programmer and creates voiceovers for cartoons, news broadcasts and radio in general. He is much of the voices you hear on the Grid FM. His skits and character impersonations are legendary.

    Photo of Kevin broadcasting on the GridFM

    Kevin Sheilds is a veteran radio personality and states "I grew up with a transistor radio in my pocket". He worked in college radio throughout the 70's and has a radio career extending 40 years. He produces his show, "Out of site Oldies" Saturdays 10 A.M.

    Schedule

    All times are pacific continental U.S.

    Our Broadcast Schedule

    Monday

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: One hour of musical selections to calm and lull you

    1:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: will keep you drowsy and drifting for four hours

    5:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: Our last hour, we lift the tempo to wake and energize you

    5:55 a.m.

    Feature Story World Headlines

    Headlines from around the world

    6 a.m.

    The Morning Mix

    pop hits of the 70s, 80s and beyond give you the classic mixfm sound so popular in the 80s and 90s.

    10:00 a.m.

    >Monday Cafe

    A mix of cool and contemporary jazz, pop, light rock, world and new age

    11:55 a.m.

    Feature Story News

    from bureaus around the world

    12:00 p.m.

    The Grid FM Sampler

    A sampling of our music to keep it interesting throughout the afternoon.

    6:00 p.m.

    Feature Story News

    from bureaus around the world

    6:05 p.m.

    Indigo Sunset

    Jazz, world, pop plus much more great music


    Tuesday

    12:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: One hour of musical selections to calm and lull you

    1:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: will keep you drowsy and drifting for four hours

    5:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: Our last hour, we lift the tempo to wake and energize you

    5:55 a.m.

    Feature Story World Headlines

    Headlines from around the world

    6 a.m.

    The Morning Mix

    pop hits of the 70s, 80s and beyond give you the classic mixfm sound so popular in the 80s and 90s.

    11:55 a.m.

    Feature Story News

    from bureaus around the world

    12:00 p.m.

    The Grid FM Sampler

    A sampling of our music to keep it interesting throughout the afternoon.

    6:00 p.m.

    Feature Story News

    from bureaus around the world

    6:05 p.m.

    Indigo Sunset

    Jazz, world, pop plus much more great music


    Wednesday

    12:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: One hour of musical selections to calm and lull you

    1:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: will keep you drowsy and drifting for four hours

    5:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: Our last hour, we lift the tempo to wake and energize you

    5:55 a.m.

    Feature Story World Headlines

    Headlines from around the world

    6 a.m.

    The Morning Mix

    pop hits of the 70s, 80s and beyond give you the classic mixfm sound so popular in the 80s and 90s.

    11:55 a.m.

    Feature Story News

    from bureaus around the world

    12:00 p.m.

    The Grid FM Sampler

    A sampling of our music to keep it interesting throughout the afternoon.

    6:00 p.m.

    Feature Story News

    from bureaus around the world

    >6:05 p.m.

    Indigo Sunset

    Jazz, world, pop plus much more great music


    Thursday

    12:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: One hour of musical selections to calm and lull you

    1:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: will keep you drowsy and drifting for four hours

    5:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: Our last hour, we lift the tempo to wake and energize you

    5:55 a.m.

    Feature Story World Headlines

    Headlines from around the world

    6 a.m.

    The Morning Mix

    pop hits of the 70s, 80s and beyond give you the classic mixfm sound so popular in the 80s and 90s.

    11:55 a.m.

    Feature Story News

    from bureaus around the world

    12:00 p.m.

    The Grid FM Sampler

    A sampling of our music to keep it interesting throughout the afternoon.

    6:00 p.m.

    GlobalBeat Live with Ann Sylvia

    Great world and jazz with pop thrown in.

    9:00 p.m.

    Anything Goes! with Dan Kysor (Replay)

    offers a cool mix of varied music genres plus, skits, comedy and a relaxing style. Expect the unexpected on this show.


    Friday

    12:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: One hour of musical selections to calm and lull you

    1:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: will keep you drowsy and drifting for four hours

    5:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: Our last hour, we lift the tempo to wake and energize you

    5:55 a.m.

    Feature Story World Headlines

    Headlines from bureaus around the world

    6 a.m.

    The Morning Mix

    pop hits of the 70s, 80s and beyond give you the classic mixfm sound so popular in the 80s and 90s.

    10:00 a.m.

    Friday Cafe

    A mix of cool and contemporary jazz, pop, light rock, world and new age

    12:00 p.m.

    The Grid FM Sampler

    A sampling of our music to keep it interesting throughout the afternoon.

    3 p.m.

    Aloha Friday!

    One hour of Hawaiian, tropical and relaxing music and comedy

    4:00 p.m.

    The History of Rock 'n' Roll

    Serial documentary depicting the history of the birth and development of a musical revolution, Rock and Roll

    5:00 p.m.

    The Cruisin Show with Ann Sylvia (Replay)

    Music of the 60's, 70's 80's and beyond are featured here. Ann plays some very rare recordings.

    7:00 p.m.

    Out of Site Radio Oldies with Kevin Sheilds (Replay)

    presents a broad array of obscure and rare oldies covering several decades. This show is unlike any you will or have ever heard.

    9:00 p.m.

    Super Mix

    Spanning three decades- the 90s, 2000 and 2010s!


    Saturday

    12:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: One hour of musical selections to calm and lull you

    1:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: will keep you drowsy and drifting for four hours

    5:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: Our last hour, we lift the tempo to wake and energize you

    6:00 a.m.

    Spinning the 70's

    The Decade loved by all! We play everything! you will not believe what you are going to hear

    8:00 a.m.

    Sounds of the 60's

    With over 25,000 titles, we play it all, the good, bad and the ugly!

    10:00 a.m.

    Out of Site Oldies with Kevin Sheilds (Live)

    presents a broad array of obscure and rare oldies covering several decades. This show is unlike any you will or have ever heard.

    12:00 p.m.

    >The History of Rock 'N' Roll

    Serial documentary depicting the history of the birth and development of a musical revolution, Rock and Roll

    1:00 p.m.

    The Saturday Cruisin Show with Ann Sylvia (Live)

    Music of the 60's, 70's 80's and beyond are featured here. Ann plays some very rare recordings.

    3:00 p.m.

    Anything Goes! with Dan Kysor (Live)

    offers a cool mix of varied music genres plus, skits, comedy and a relaxing style. Expect the unexpected on this show.

    6:00 p.m.

    Fubar Saturday Night

    A mixture of all kinds of music tastefully put forward by our station librarian and our station manager, enjoy the show

    9:00 p.m.

    Aha! The 80's!

    Over 25,000 tunes that everyone loves; back in time to those great 80's!

    Sunday

    12:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: One hour of musical selections to calm and lull you

    1:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: will keep you drowsy and drifting for four hours

    5:00 a.m.

    DreamScapes

    Environmentally peaceful ambient music and sounds to enhance your sleep: Our last hour, we lift the tempo to wake and energize you

    6:00 a.m.

    Midtown Sunrise

    A mix of cool and contemporary jazz, pop, light rock, world and new age to start your sunday morning.

    9:00 a.m.

    Sounds of the 60's

    With over 25,000 titles, we play it all, the good, bad and the ugly!

    11:00 a.m.

    Spinning the 70's

    The Decade loved by all! We play everything! you will not believe what you are going to hear

    1:00 p.m.

    GlobalBeat with Ann Sylvia (Replay)

    Great world and jazz with pop thrown in.

    4:00 p.m.

    Folk Salad

    A mix of Americana, traditional folk, folk rock, pop folk, and classical folk.

    6:00 p.m.

    Soul Over the City

    One of the best and diverse collections of rhythm and blues are featured here

    9:00 p.m.

    Blues Alive!

    The world's all time finest blues mix combining classic blues, rock blues and delta blues and much more


    Photo of Dan at his first job as a DJ 1970

    Contact Us

    Telephone (916) 706-1431

    Tweet us @thegridfm

    Email Ann Sylvia, Station Librarian.

    Email Dan Kysor, Manager.

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