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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, 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
, WBRN, WBSB, WBTP, WBVM, WBZZ, WCBF, WCIE, WCKX, WCLE, WCOF, WCTQ, WCWR,
WDAE AM/FM
, WDCF, WDCL, WDDV AM/FM, WDHL, WDUV, WEBK, WEND, WEZX, WFCE, WFHH, WFJO, WFLA AM/FM, WFLG, 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, 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, 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,
WFHT, WFLN, WITS, WJCM, WJFH, WKGF AM/FM, WKHF, WOKD AM/FM, WPRV, WSEB AM/FM, WSKP, WSLC, WWLL, WWOJ, WWRZ, WWTK, WXKT, WYMR, WZSP, WZTK, WZZS
New This Month

October 2019

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- Featured Audio Clip -

"Elvis Toenail Keychain"
(Jeff Laurence via Frank Berry)

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Tampa Bay Audio Clips

WFLA - Station ID - 'This Is Florida' - 1973 (Frank Berry)
WFLZ - Kumba Party promo - 1994 (Cedric Harris)
WLCY - J. Paul Robinson -
Deejay - 1967
WSRZ - 106.3 - Jon "Rock N Roll" Anthony - 1993 (Rich Marino)

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Tampa Bay Photo Album

- People -

WALT- Bob Mackey - late 1960s
WFLA - Charles G. Baskerville - 1950
WHBO - AM 1040 - Scott Robbins - 1988 (Mike Lawrence)
WLCY - J. Paul Robinson - ca. 1967
WPLP - Sam McClelland - ca. 1980
WRBQ - Paco Lopez & Mason Dixon - ca. 1985 (Paco Lopez)
WSUN - Fred P. Shawn - 1953
WYNF - 94.9 - Mark 'The Shark' Wilson - ca. 1993
WYOU - Jimmy Williams - 1973
(Earl Polk)

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- Tampa Bay Memorabilia -

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WDAE - Davis Islands studios - 1926
WFLA - Wakeup Happy with
Deano Day - 1964
WNSI - News1Radio - 1982
WRBQ - Scott Shannon says...
- 1982
WSUN - Dave Banks is Back - 1982

- Station Related -

WFLZ - MJ & BJ Billboard - 1998
WLCY - Roy Nilson memo - 1970
WMTX - 100.7 - "The New Mix 100.7" sticker - 1999
WPOI - "101.5 The Point" keychain - ca. 2006
WQXM - "98Rock." Street Sheet - 1981
WQYK - Red-neck t-shirt - 1980s
WRBQ - Yo-yo with logo - 1970s (Tim Davisson)
WSUN - Promotional postcard -
ca. 1959
WTBT - "Thunder Classic Rock"
t-shirts - late 1990s/early 2000s
WXTB - Biker skull cap (doo rag) - 1990s
WYOU - Coverage map - 1963
(Earl Polk)

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- OTHER STATIONS -

- Photo Album - People -

WLLD - Orlando Davis - 2017
WWAB - Charlie Brown - 2019
WWAB - Cowboy Rowdy - 2018

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- REMEMBERING -

Howard Hewes
(WCWR/WLCY/WFLA/
WINZ/WHBO/WYUU
)
passed away Sept. 25 at age 74

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