Welcome to RadioYears!

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 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, WKES, WLKF, WLLD, 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
, WBSB, WBTP, WBVM, WBZZ, WCBF, WCIE, WCKX, WCLE, WCOF, WCTQ, WCWR,
WDAE AM/FM
, WDCF, WDCL, WDDV AM/FM, WDHL, WDUV, WEBK, WEND, WENG, 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, WLSS, WLTQ, WLVU AM/FM, WMBR, WMGG, WMGG AM/FM, WMLO, WMNF,
WMTX AM/FM, WMTX, WNLT, WNSI, WNZE, WOFN, WOJC, WOKF, WPAS, WPDS, WPIN AM/FM, WPKM, WPLP, WPOI, WPSO AM/FM, WQBN, WQSA, WQSR, WQXM, WQYK AM/FM, WRAV, WRBB, WRBQ AM/FM, WRFA, WRMD, WRXB, WSAA, WSAF AM/FM, WSDV, WSEB, WSGX, 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, WTRL, WTSP AM/FM, WTUN, WTWD, WTYM, WTZB, 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, WBIL, WCAC,
WDBO AM/FM
, WFHT, WFLN, WHOO AM/FM, WITS, WJCM, WJFH, WKGF AM/FM, WKHF, WLOF,
WOKD AM/FM
, WPRV, WSEB AM/FM, WSKP, WSLC, WWKE, WWLL, WWOJ, WWRZ, WWTK, WXKT, WYMR, WZSP, WZTK, WZZS
New This Month

July 2014

New Station Added

WGHR-FM 106.3 Spring Hill

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Who's Who - New Bios

Steve Cheney, Bob Stanton,
Mark Williams

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Tampa Bay Audio Clips

From Dick Wheeler:
WNLT - (Rick) Morgan &
(Chris) Murphy - 1990;
WWRM - Scott Payton - 1990

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Tampa Bay Photo Album

- People -

WAMA - Gato Guerra; WAZE - Gene Allen Robinson & Chuck Adams - 1981; WFLA - Tom Matthews - early 50s (Tom Matthews II); WFLA - Jim Gallogly & Francisco Marcos - 1976; WPLP - Tim Coles - 1986 (Mike Hennessy); WQSR - Mark Beltaire - 1974; WSUN - Jack Bland & Paul Hayes - 1964; WTSP - Anne Curran, staff announcer - 1944; WYNF - 94.9 - 10th Birthday Bash - late 80s

- Studios -

WSUN - Gandy tower site - 1965; WTBN - Transmitter building - 2014 (Kevin Coldiron)

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Tampa Bay Memorabilia

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

From Kevin Coldiron: WFLZ - Fireworks - Free Money - 1992; WMTX - 95.7 - Mason Dixon
Free Money Card - 1992; WYUU - Kelly & Alpha play Unchained Melody - early 90s

- Station Related -

WALT - Charlie Brown dance
poster - ca. 1967 (Bob Fiallo); WHVE - Jazz sampler cassette -
ca. 1989 (Earl Polk); WKXY - "I Love WKXY" buttons - late 80s; WQSR - Sarasota Radio Co. poster - 1975 (Todd Logan); WQXM - "98 Rock" deck of cards - 1980 (Kevin Coldiron); WSUN - Coverage map - 1975; WYNF - 94.9 - Ron & Ron license plate - late 80s
(Kevin Coldiron)

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Other Central FL Stations

- Photo Album - People -

WAPR - Scott Harleman - 1979 (Scott Harleman)

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Remembering...

Bob Tracy (WLCY)
passed away June 3, 2014 at 66

Steve Cheney (WLCY/WRBQ)
passed away Jan. 22, 2014 at 66

Tim Hobson (WDCF/WZHR)
passed away June 15, 2014 at 45


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