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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, 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, WDIZ, 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, WHOT, 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

January 2022

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- TAMPA BAY STATIONS -

- NEW STATION -
WHOT - AM 1590

- AUDIO CLIPS -

WFLZ - 3 Little Pigs' Joke of the
Day 1-9 - 1989-1993
(Vaughn Baskin)
- Featured Audio Clip -
Changes in Tampa Bay Radio (WTVT) Jan. 1994

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WALT - Daylon Rushing - ca. 1996
WCOF/WQYK - Chadd Thomas
WDAE - Jim Anderson - 1972
WDCF - Gerald Newton - 1993
WFLA/WPLP - Mike Hennessy
WFSO - Brock Whaley - mid 1970s (Tom Roche)
WINQ - Russ Wittberger - ca. 1971
WIOK - Lorenzo Jelks
WLCY - Bill Jacobs
WTCX - Murray & Marie Carpenter - 1967 (Chris Carpenter)
WTMP - Don Cody
WWBA - AM 820 - Chuck Whitaker
WYND - Carl Sundberg
WYNF - 94.9 - Jon Volmar

- Studios -

WSUN - FM transmitter building
WMNF - Broadcast transmitter - 2018

- MEMORABILIA -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WSUN - William Codding New CE - 1958
WTCX - Buyer Plans Sister Stations - 1971 (Chris Carpenter)


- Station Related -

WLCY - Business card - 1959
(John Bisney)
WRBQ - Offishel Q-Zoo poster - 1980s
WSRQ - Remote banner - ca. 2011
WSUN/WYNF - 94.9 - Promotional double logo cap - 1987

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- FEATURED STATIONS -

- MEMORABILIA -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WLAK - Kathleen Football Tonight - 1970
WONN - Cerebral Palsy
Walk-A-Thon - 1976
WPLA - Seeks New Frequency - 1954

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- OTHER STATIONS -

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WCIE - Kevin Sikes - 1980s
(WCIE Facebook page)
WQPD - Bobby Allon - 1979
(Dr. Kirk 'Bobby Allon' Smith)
WQPD - Debbie Studdard - 1977

- Studios -

WQPD - On-air studio - ca. 1979 (Dr. Kirk 'Bobby Allon' Smith)

- MEMORABILIA -
- Station Related -

WPCV - "Continuous Country"
t-shirt - 1980s
WWRZ - Remote setup - 2017

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