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 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, 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

July 2020

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- Featured Audio Clip -

WALT's Bob Martin mention in
Ray Price NPR interview - 2013
(Earl Polk)

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Tampa Bay Stations

- AUDIO CLIPS -

WWBA - 107.3 - Aircheck - 1977 (Rich Marino)
WXTB - Station ID - 1991
WYNF - 107.9 - Station ID - 1999

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WBOY - Grand opening (6 pics) - 1954 (Matt Turner)
WAZE - Gene Allen Robinson - 1960s
WDAE - Scott Ledger - 2009
(Scott Legere)
WHBO - AM 1050 - Cuz'n Larry Lane - 1949 (Earl Polk)
WHFS - Pat George - 2015
WKXY - Greg Utley - 1966 (930WKXY Facebook page)
WQBN - JJ Posada & Gabriella Guzman Tijer - 2020
WSPB - Marge Warson
WXTB - Deuce - 2017

- Mobile Units -

WLLD - Remote van - 2012
WQYK - Jeep - 2011
WRBQ - Remote van - 2012

- Studios -

WBOY - Studio building - 1954 (Matt Turner)
WAMR - Studios - 1990s
WCTQ - Studios - 1990s
WYUU - Studio console - 2013

- MEMORABILIA -
- Music Surveys -

WALT - Top 40 Survey - 1960 (Courtenay O'Connell)
WAVE - Weekly Music Playlist - 1985 (Rich Marino)
WFLZ - Playlist - 1991
WLCY - April Fool edition - 1967
WRBQ - Playlist - 1982

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WDAE - We Heartily Thank You - 1932
WEZX - Tower assembly set -
1973
WRSO - Forsakes music for talk - 1978
WHBO - AM 1050 - Swap-Buy-Sell - 1981
WILZ - Elmo Tanner appearance - 1961
WMBR - Moving to Jacksonville - 1933
WYND - Goes on air - 1960
WZNE - Z98 personality search - 1984 (Don Beno)

- Station Related -

WDAE - Spotllight on Tampa Bay - 1949 (Earl Polk)
WQYK - Thank you, Dave McKay - 2016
WTRL - Mic flag - 1950s
(Matthew McNatt)
WYNF - 94.9 - Keychain - 1980s

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