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RadioYears is all about the stations and the people. We're a work in progress and one of the Web's most comprehensive archives on Florida radio broadcasting history. Our focus is on select standard broadcast AM and FM stations in West Central Florida, with primary emphasis on the Greater Tampa Bay area. This extensive repository of text, images and audio, available ad free and without charge, is an excellent resource for the study of Florida's great radio history.

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WHAT'S INSIDE...

Who's Who - Station histories and personnel bios.

Photo Album - Galleries of radio personnel and stations.

Memorabilia - Music surveys, ads, articles, program schedules, sales tools, stickers, license plates, and other station-related items.

Audio Clips - Airchecks, newscasts, station jingles, promos, commercials, IDs, program intros and theme songs.

Related Links - Links to other radio broadcast history and tribute sites.

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OUR STATIONS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
Featured Stations:
WLAK, WONN, WPLA
Hall Communications Big 4, WCIE, WFSI, WGTO, WLKF, WMBL, WPCV, WQPD, WSJT, WVFM/WEZY, WWRZ, WYFO, WYSE/WWAB
    WBAR, WCZE, WFXI, WHAN, WHFL, WHGS, WHNR,
WINT AM/FM, WIPC, WLVF AM/FM, WPUL, WQXM, WSIR, WTHN, WTWB, WWBF, WWRZ, WXEZ, WXKL, WXPQ, WYXY, WZNG
 

WAKS, WALT, WAMA, WAMR AM/FM, WAVE, WAVV, WAYP, WAZE, WBBY, WBDN AM/FM, WBOY,
WBRD AM/FM
, WBRN, WBSB, WBTP, WBVM, WBZZ, WCBF, WCIE, WCKX, WCLE, WCOF, WCTQ, WCWR,
WDAE AM/FM
, WDCF, WDCL, WDDV AM/FM, WDHL, WDIZ, WDUV, WEBK, WEND, WEZX, WFCE, WFHH, WFJO, WFLA AM/FM, WFLZ, WFNN, WFNS, WFSO, WFTI, WFUS, WGES, WGHB, WGHR, WGNB AM/FM, WGNP, WGUL AM/FM, WHBN, WHBO, WHBO, WHBS, WHFS AM/FM, WHNZ, WHPT, WHVE, WIBC, WIBQ, WILV, WILZ, WINQ, WIOK, WIQI, WISP, WJIS, WJBB, WJQB, WJRB, WJYW, WKES, WKGA, WKLV, WKRL, WKTS, WKXY, WKZM, WLCC, WLCY AM/FM, WLFF, WLFW, WLLD, WLPJ, WLSS, WLTQ,
WLVU AM/FM, WMBR, WMGG, WMGG AM/FM, WMLO, WMNF, WMTX AM/FM, WMTX, WNLT, WNSI, WNZE, WOFN, WOJC, WOKF, WPAS, WPBB, WPDS,
WPIN AM/FM
, WPKM, WPLP, WPOI, WPSO AM/FM, WQBN, WQSA, WQSR, WQXM, WQYK AM/FM, WRAV, WRBB, WRBQ AM/FM, WRFA, WRMD, WRUB, WRXB, WSAA, WSAF AM/FM, WSDV, WSGX, WSIS, WSJT, WSMR, WSOL, WSPB AM/FM, WSRQ, WSRZ,
WSRZ AM/FM
, WSSR, WSST, WSUN AM/FM,
WTAN AM/FM
, WTBL, WTBN, WTBT, WTCX, WTIS, WTKN, WTMP AM/FM, WTMY, WTPA, WTRL,
WTSP AM/FM
, WTUN, WTWD, WTYM, WUGL, WUKS, WUSA, WUSF, WVTY AM/FM, WWBA AM/FM, WWBA, WWJB, WWKY, WWLF, WWMI, WWPR, WWQT, WWRM, WWTB, WWZZ, WXCR, WXGL, WXJB, WXTB, WXYB, WYAK, WYFE, WYMZ, WYND, WYNF, WYNF, WYOU, WYTA, WYUU, WZHR, WZNE, WZRH, WZST, WZTM

  WANZ, WAPG, WAPR, WAUC, WAVP, WCAC, WCXS,
WFHT, WFLN, WITS, WJCM, WJFH, WKGF AM/FM, WKHF, WOKD AM/FM, WPRV, WSEB AM/FM, WSKP, WSLC, WSRQ, WWLL, WWOJ, WWTK, WXKT, WYMR, WZSP, WZTK, WZZS
New This Month

November 2020

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- Featured Audio Clip -

WFLZ - "Power Pig" launch -
9-25-89 (Rich Marino)

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- Tampa Bay Stations -

- AUDIO CLIPS -

WALT - Billboard feature - 1961 (Dick Wheeler)
WKXY - Gary Edwards - 1975
(930 WKXY FB page)
WSUN - Shark - 2006

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WALT - Bob Stone - ca. 1969
WCTQ - Mark 'The Shark' Wilson - mid 2000s
WDAE - Carl Glicken - ca. 1967
WFLA - Mark Williams - 1994
WFLZ - BJ Harris - 1991
WHFS - Todd Wright - 2012
WKXY - Gary Edwards - 1970s
WMNF - Mark Guthrie and
Joy Katzen-Guthrie - 2019
WPLP - Valerie Geller
WQXM - '98 Rock" bird on firetruck - late 1970s
WRBQ - Jay Taylor - 1991
WSUN - Carey Curelop - 1990
WTMY - Mercedes Soler and
Tomas Martinez - 2018
WWBA - AM 1040 - Mark Larsen - ca. 2002

- Studios -

Salem Communications - 2011
WAMR - Estes Building studios
WRBQ - Control room - 2015
(Scott Legere)
WRUB - Studio - 2018
(Scott Fybush)

- Mobile Units -

WMTX 100.7 - Station SUV -
ca. 2015
WUSF - News car - 1960s
WYND - Pontiac Firebird -
late 1960s

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- MEMORABILIA -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WHBO - AM 1050 - On the air soon/Tampa's 4th station -
1948 (Earl Polk)
WINQ - Joins CBS network -
1964 (Earl Polk)
WRXB - Jim Murray dies -
1989 (Earl Polk)
WSAF - Listen to Kelsey Hutchinson - 1962 (Rich Marino)
WTKN - Ads in Tampa Bay Magazine - 1989

- Program Schedules -

WCLE - Clearwater Radio Program - 1948
WTSP - Today's Features - 1944

- Station Related -

WTRL - "I listen to..." sticker -
early 1970s (Jim Driscoll)

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- Other Stations -

- AUDIO CLIPS -

WGTO - Station sales presentation - 1989 (Ellis B. Feaster)

- PHOTO ALBUM -

- People -

WGTO - Joe Penny 1992
WGTO - Stanley E. and
Stanley S. Hubbard - 1983
WWAB - John Aaron McDade - 2020

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- Other Central Florida Stations -

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WAVP - Charlie Brown - 2019
WAVP - Sal Tee - 2020
WAVP - "Sunny Side Up Morning Show" - 2020

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