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

August 2014

Who's Who - New Bios

Jesse Kage, Tom M. Matthews,
Elmo Tanner

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Tampa Bay Audio Clips

From Dick Wheeler:
WLCY - Roy Nilson, Capt. Dan,
Clare Linn - 1966;
WQYK - Jay Roberts - 1990

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Tampa Bay Photo Album

- People -

WFLZ - Dave Macejko - 1989 (Gabe Hobbs); and 3 photos from Tom Matthews II: WFLA - Employees with mobile unit - ca. 1950;
WFLA - Margaret Libby - early 1950s; WFLA - Staffers at Florida State Fair booth - early 1950s

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Tampa Bay Memorabilia

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

From Kevin Coldiron: WFLZ - Birthday Bucks - early 90s; WMTX 95.7 - "Mason Dixon in the Morning" - 1992; WYUU - Loyal Listener Hotline - early 90s;
WYUU - Payroll Payoff - early 90s

- Station Related -

WCWR - QSL letter - 1967;
WJQB - Marvelous Marvin & Bobby coffee mug - ca. 2012; WKXY - Promotional microphone radios (Tony Fernandez); WPOI -
Billboard - 2011; WQXM - "98 Rock" promotional balloon - 1977
(Cissy Dowd); WQYK - Custom made 14k gold charm; WWMI - Radio Disney ceramic mug

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Featured Station - WLAK

Photo Album - People

From Tom Matthews II: (l) Likely a spring training game - late 1930s; (2) Tom Matthews promotional
photo - early 1940s; (3) Tom Matthews at station entrance - ca. 1940; (4) Tom Matthews and unidentified man - ca. 1941

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Other Stations

- Audio Clips -

WGTO - Jack Roberson, Harry Sharp, Dr. Paul Bearer - 1986

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Anyone who has worked at Tampa Bay's WFLZ or WFLA since 1989 is invited to a reunion Sept. 25-28. The event begins Thursday, Sept. 25, the 25th anniversary of the launch of Power 93 The Power Pig. Details HERE.

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The 9th Annual Tampa Bay Radio Reunion is set for Saturday, Nov. 8, starting at 2pm at TGIFriday's, 11705 W. Hillsborough, Tampa. Contact Sandra Hall-Woodworth HERE for details.


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