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.
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
|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, 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
Who's Who - New Bios
Lou Al Chiaramonte,
Len Erickson, Marc Haze
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Tampa Bay Audio Clips
From Dick Wheeler:
WXTB - Scott Ledger - 1990
WYUU - Mike McClain - 1990
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Tampa Bay Photo Album
- People -
WEBK - E.P. Martin;
WSMR - Russell Gant - 2010;
WSUN - Ernie Lee - ca. 1956;
WTSP - Live band remote - 1945;
and 4 WTUN pics from Earl Polk:
Joe Higdon - ca. 1953-54;
Justo Rodriguez - ca. 1953-54;
Rita Reed - 1954; UT football
game broadcast - 1953
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Tampa Bay Memorabilia
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -
School yearbook ads from Earl Polk: WALT - Uncle Gene Garcia - 1949; WALT - 1960; WHBO-AM 1050 - The Record Man - 1966; WSUN - "Radio Kids Bible Club" - 1951; WTAN - 1965; WTSP - 1946; WTSP - 1948
- Station Related -
WDAE - Bay-to-Bay Race t-shirt - 1979; WFLZ - Pink staff t-shirt - early 90s; WKXY - Promotional microphone radio 2 - 1950s;
WPAS - QSL letter - 1972;
WXTB - "98 Rock. Flock Card" application - 1990 (Kevin Coldiron)
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Lou Al Chiaramonte (WMNF)
passed away Aug. 25, 2014 at 73
Marshall Cleaver (WLCY)
passed away April 1, 2014 at 91
Jetie B. Wilds, Jr. (WTMP)
passed away Sept. 21, 2014 at 74
(WCIE, WLKF, WWBF, WTWB)
passed away Sept. 23, 2014 at 57
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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.