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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

September 2021

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- Tampa Bay Stations -
- AUDIO CLIPS -

WFLA - Glenn Beck - 2001
(Cedric Harris)
WHBO - AM 1040 - Scott Robbins - 1989 (Dick Wheeler)
WKRL - Stunting to WXTB - 1990 (Rich Marino)
WLLD - Brion O'Brion - 2021
- Featured Audio Clip -
Scott Shannon & Cleveland Wheeler - PM Magazine - 1982
(Chad Jackson)

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WBTP - Suge Avery - mid 2000s
WCTQ - Jim Brosky - late 1990s
WDAE - George Prescott -
mid 1960s
WEND - Joel Vincent - 1991
WFLA - Stu Burguiere - ca. 2000
WFUS - Tommy Chuck - 2017
WHBO - AM 1050 - Everett Whitney - ca. 1957 (Earl Polk)
WHVE - Bob Cummings - 1988 (Mike Lawrence)
WILZ - Jim Thurman
WRBQ - Ric Russo
WTMP - Graham Armstrong

- Studios -

WMBR - Floridan Hotel - 1933
WTPA - Studios - 2019

- Mobile Units -

WBRN - Bubba's van & SUV - 2016
WTMP - FM van - 2014

- MEMORABILIA -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles-

WDCL - Everett Whitney - The Singing Cowboy - 1955 (Earl Polk)
WNSI - Your Direct Connection - 1982 (Earl Polk)

- Program Schedules -

WDCL - Saturday AM program schedule - 1955 (Earl Polk)
WFLA - Partial program listing - 1928

- Station Related -

WDAE - Coffee cups
(David J. Bell/Jay Quigley)
WLCY - Radio 138/Burger Chef sticker (Linda Lybrand Greif)

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- Featured Stations -
- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WONN - Dick Goleno & Larry Cox - 2000
WPLA - Al Berry, Ercelle Smith & Dave Campbell - 1990
WPLA - Bob Stefko - 1981

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- Other Stations -
- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WGTO - John Taylor - 1961
WGTO - Paul Titchenal
(Frank Berry)

- MEMORABILIA -
- Station Related -

WPCV - Dave Wright's business card (Dave Wright)

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- REMEMBERING -

- George McGovern -
(WLCY/WQPD/WONN)
passed away Aug. 4, 2021 from pneumonia. He was 85.

- Fez 'Marie' Whatley
(Todd Hillier)
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(WYNF)
passed away Aug. 13, 2021
from heart failure at 57.

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