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
, WBRN, 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

March 2015

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New Station Added

WBRN-FM 98.7 Holmes Beach

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Who's Who - New Bios

Steve Austin, J.D. Richards

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Tampa Bay Audio Clips

WAVE - Norm Hale - "In Touch" - 1986 (Cedric Harris);
WHFS
- "Bubba 98.7" debut -
Feb. 2, 2015, (Dick Wheeler);
WPDS
- Unidentified
announcer - 1986;
WRBQ
- Jon 'RockNRoll'
Anthony intro - 1986;
WUSA
- Johnny Williams - 1986

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Tampa Bay Photo Album

- People -

WBRD - Woolco
Grand Opening - 1968;
WFLA
- Cesar Gonzmart
and his band - 1940s;
WFLZ - Jason Dixon and
Vanilla Ice - circa 1992;
WXTB
- Sea Bass and
Marla Stone - early 1990s

- Studios -

WSUN
- Million Dollar Pier
studios - photos 3, 4, 5 -
1930s, early 50s, 1954

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Tampa Bay Memorabilia

- Music Surveys -

WLCY - "138 Fun Fifty" -
Oct. 5, 1968;
WRBQ
- "Super Q105"
music survey - 1976;
WYND
- "Fast Forty-Five
Survey" - 1968

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WKXY - Station to new dial spot - 1956 (Rex Carr);
WYNF 94.9
- "Thank You Tampa Bay" ad - 1990 (Zoltan Koppany)

- Station Related -

WCOF - "Coast 107.3"
banner - 1996;
WHBO AM-1050 - Station
mention in radio/TV publication - 1958 (Earl Polk);
WQYK
- AM/FM coverage
map - 1970s;
WSUN
- "Hooters on the Radio" photograph flyer - 1996;
WTAN
- QSL letter - 1972;
WXTB
- Sea Bass & Marla "Redefining Morning Sickness" sticker - early 90s;
WYNF 94.9 - "Y95" sticker

 

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