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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, 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, WATL, 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, WFLG, 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, 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, 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,
WFHT, WFLN, WITS, WJCM, WJFH, WKGF AM/FM, WKHF, WOKD AM/FM, WPRV, WSEB AM/FM, WSKP, WSLC, WWLL, WWOJ, WWRZ, WWTK, WXKT, WYMR, WZSP, WZTK, WZZS
New This Month

August 2019

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Featured Audio Clip

WMTX - 95.7 - Mason Dixon &
Bill Connolly - 1995

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Tampa Bay Audio Clips

WAZE - Station jingle - ca. 1969
WDAE - FM IDs voiced by Jerry Peterson - 1960s
WILZ - News open/close & weather jingle - late 1950s
WILZ - Three station jingles -
late 1950s
WRBQ - Bill Garcia - 1975
(All five clips courtesy Ed Golly)

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Tampa Bay Photo Album

- People -

WQSR - Firesign Theater visit - 1976 (Neal Mirsky)
WQYK - Hank Shaw - early 90s
WRBQ - Mimi Wenz - 1990s
WSUN - Mary Holland - 1940
WYOU - Gordon Solie - 1974

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- Tampa Bay Memorabilia -

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WFSO - Concert Key - 1975
WKXY - Gary Shields to afternoon drive - 1972
WIOK - Starts Soon - 1955
WSPB - Carl R. Gray Plans
Series - 1950
WTMP - Goldie Thompson &
his Teenage Gospel Singers -
1970 (Dick Wheeler)

- Station Related -

(Three courtesy Ed Golly)
WALT - Table tent - ca. 1968
WFLA - 3X5 'time & name' card - 1972
WFLA - Promotional matchbox -
ca. 1964
- plus -
WINQ - Coverage map - ca. 1969
WIOK - Goldie Thompson 45 rpm record - 1950s (Dick Wheeler)
WLCY - The History of Rock & Roll - ca. 1970
WVTY - Coffee cup - mid 1980s
WYOU - Coffee cup - late 1960s (Earl Polk)

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- OTHER STATIONS -

- Photo Album - People -

WGTO - Dave Wright - ca. 1973

- Photo Album - Studios -

WWAB - Transmitter building & tower - 2019

- Photo Album - Mobile Units -

WWAB - Swine Utility Vehicle
& billboard - 2019

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- Memorabilia - Station Related -

WPCV - "Girl Friday" mug - ca. 1974

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