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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, 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

June 2021

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- Tampa Bay Stations -

- AUDIO CLIPS -

WDAE - Larry Stevens -
1974 (Rich Marino)
WFLZ - MJ Morning Show -
The Jeffersons theme - 2000s
WRBQ - Q-Zoo at the drive-thru - 1980s (Scott Shannon)
WRBQ - Q-Zoo at the drive-thru - 1980s (Mason Dixon)
WSRZ - 106.5 - Derek Dekker - 1999 (Rich Marino)
WTMP - Terry 'Motormouth' Young - 2021
- Featured Audio Clip -
Scott Shannon departs Q105 - 1983 (Chad Jackson)

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WCLE - Drew Shankle - ca. 1947
WDUV - David J. Bell & Jeff Lebhar - ca. 1996
WFLA - 970 talk show hosts -
ca. 1990
WLCY - Jim Shirah - 1971
(Earl Polk)
WQYK - Tom Rivers - 2004
WRBQ - Les Limback - ca. 1995
WRFA - Robert J. (Bob) Hensler
WRXB - Dianne Hughes - 2016
WSPB - Spooks Beckman -
late 1940s

- Studios-

WFLA - FM sign & tower -
1948 (Terry Sapp)
WMNF - Emergency studio -
2018 (Scott Fybush)
WPLP - Rack & audio equipment - 1980s (Mike Hennessey)

- MEMORABILIA -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles-

WDUV - New Radio Station - 1972
WLCY - DJ Hoped to Design Cars - 1971 (Earl Polk)

- Station Related -

WHBO - AM 1050 - Letterhead - 1948 (Earl Polk)
WKXY - T-shirt with logo - 1980s (WKXY 930 FB page)
WOKF - "96 Fever" t-shirt -
late 1970s
WXTB - SeaBass & Marla sticker - 1990s

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- Other Central Florida Stations -

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WCXS - Mark Anderson - 2020
WJCM - Hyman R. (Bob) Wolfe - early/mid 1960s
WJCM - Sharmaine McMillian -
1981 (Chad P. DuBose)
WJCM - Air staff - 1980
(David Randall)

- MEMORABILIA -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WJCM - MOYL box ad -
1990s (Chad P. DuBose)
WJCM - "Sunshine Radio" -
early 1970s (Chad P. DuBose)
WSEB - "Radio On the Go" -
early 1960s (Chad P. DuBose)

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- REMEMBERING -
Robert J. Hensler
(WSST/WRFA/WEND)
passed away May 14, 2021 at 86

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