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

December 2014

RadioYears went online December 1, 2004, and this month, we're celebrating our
10th anniversary. A great big THANK YOU to all who have helped make possible this
Greater Tampa Bay radio
archive - those who have contributed to its success by letting us use their station photos, memorabilia, and audio clips, the broadcast companies and the deejays who provided
us the information with which to write the station histories and personnel bios. And, of course, all of you who visit us regularly to check out 'What's New' in
our monthly updates.

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Who's Who - New Bios

Justin Palowski, Dan Whitney

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Tampa Bay Audio Clips

WMNF - Norm Hale - 1994;
WYUU - Dave Mann - 1999

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Tampa Bay Photo Album

- People -

Tampa Bay Radio Reunion 2014 (Joy Katzen-Guthrie via TeddWebb.com); WDAE - Sumter Lowry, candidate for govenor - 1956; WFLA - Tedd Webb reports from downtown Tampa protest - 1985 (Tedd Webb); WFLZ - Dave Mann - early 90s; WJBB - Van Orden's Sarasotans - 1920s; WKXY - Groundbreaking for Maas Bros. - 1956; WLCY - Dedication of Fort De Soto Park - 1963; WRBQ - Scott Shannon, Pat Brooks, Cleveland Wheeler - 1980s

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- Mobile Units -

WGHR - Station van - 2014;
WSRZ
- 107.9 - Station van - 2014; WWBA - AM 820 -
Station van - 2012

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Tampa Bay Memorabilia

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WGUL - Tenth anniversary -
1973 (Jeff Miller); WSPB - The Biggest Show in Town - 1946; WYNF - 94.9 - Rock Station May Face Overhaul - 1993; WYOU - New Mutual network affiliate -
1968 (Earl Polk)

- Station Related -

WFLA - Letterhead envelope - 1943; WFLZ - Early Power Pig t-shirt - 1989; WFSO - QSL letter - 1966; WHPT - Fire Bucs coach Schiano billboard - 2013; WPLP - QSL letter - 1970s; WPOI - Digital billboards - 2011; WQXM - "98 Rock" J. Geils Band concert ticket - 1980; WRBQ - Q105/Bucs promotional cup

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Featured Station - WPLA

Memorabilia - Station Related

From Al Berry: Promotional matchbook - 1960s; Two plastic promotional thimbles; Aunt Maggie's 'ole time pound cake' recipe


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