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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

March 2021

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- Featured Audio Clip -

Jeff Laurence - Fake commercial (Frank Berry)

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- Tampa Bay Stations -

- AUDIO CLIPS -

- WALT -
(all courtesy Dick Wheeler)

Girlfriend promo - 1961
Johnny Walker newscast - 1967
Marv Ray - 1961
Marv Ray - Jackpot Quiz - 1961
News intro - 1967
News outro - 1961
On Campus - 1967
Vacation Giveaway promo - 1967

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WCWR - Scott Owens - ca. 1970
WDCL - Ross Charles &
John Kennedy - 1976
WXTB - Brad Hardin - 1999
WYNF - 94.9 - Tim Smith - 1985

- Studios-

WDAE - Engineering room - 1952
WFLA - FM transmitter - undated (Tony W. Fernandez)

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- MEMORABILIA -
- Music Surveys -

WLCY - "Funderful 50" - 1970
WSRZ - 106.3 - "Top 30" - 1988 (Rich Marino)
WTMP - "Tuff Top 50" - 1967

- Newspaper Ads/Articles-

WDCL - Listeners offered a role - 1976 (Earl Polk)
WMTX - 95.7 - Mix 96 is No. 1 -
1992 (Earl Polk)
WSUN - Evolves to news/talk - 1989
WTSP - Stratton elected to
FAB board - 1941

- Station Related -

WFLZ - "Z93 All Good Time Oldiez" billboard - ca. 1988 (Ron White)
WKLV - "Classic Hits 1490" t-shirt - 1990s
WPIN - Box shaped like a radio - 1950s
WUSA - "101 FM" t-shirt -
late 1980s
WXGL - Guitar keychain - ca. 2007

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- Featured Station -

- PHOTO ALBUM - People -

WPLA - Jack Rushing - late 1970s

- Other Stations -

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WGTO - Jerry Steffen - ca. 1991
WGTO - Perry Moore
WGTO - Terry Mason - early 1990s
WGTO - Tom Rusk - early 1980s
WPCV - Tim White - ca. 1987
WQPD - Ryck Warren - late 1970s
WQPD - Susan Combs - 1977

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