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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, 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, 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,
WFHT, WFLN, WITS, WJCM, WJFH, WKGF AM/FM, WKHF, WOKD AM/FM, WPRV, WSEB AM/FM, WSKP, WSLC, WWLL, WWOJ, WWTK, WXKT, WYMR, WZSP, WZTK, WZZS
New This Month

February 2020

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- Featured Audio Clip -

Q105 WRBQ deejay rap - 1980s

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Tampa Bay Stations

- AUDIO CLIPS -

WBVM - Spirit FM jingles - 2006
WQYK - Beecher Martin - 1990
(Rich Marino)
WYUU - Latin Sound sweeper - 2005

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

(3 courtesy Earl Polk)
WFLA - Jim Harriott - 1959
WFLA - Rich Pauley - 1958
WTSP - Johnny Simpson - 1958

- MEMORABILIA -
- Music Surveys -

WTMP - "Soul Survey" -
Jan. 13, 1974
WUSA - "W101 Hit List" - 1986

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

Steve Hill - Radio - 1982
WCLE - May be sold - 1950
WEND - The Financial END
of Tampa Bay - 1989
WJYW - Joy 101 FM - 1977

- Program Schedules -

Radio Programs - 1938
WEND - Two-way Talk Radio - 1990
WFHH - Program schedule - 1927

- Station Related -

WAVV - "FM 101" cap - ca. 1977
WCTQ - "Proud Country" sticker - 1992
WIQI - USFL Championship sticker - 1984
WKXY - The Who promo 45 - 1967
WRBQ - Concert backstage pass - ca. 1990
WTSP - Lucky penny token - 1950s
WXTB - Fake backstage pass -
late 1990s

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- Other Stations -

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WQPD - Gary Van Allen - 1970s

- MEMORABILIA -
- Station Related -

WGTO - "Always Sunny & Country" t-shirt - 1980s
WWAB - "Don't Give a Rat's..." sticker - 2019
WWAB - Boss Hogg Radio
billboard - 2019
WWAB - Remote setup - 2019

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- Other Polk County Stations -

- MEMORABILIA -
- Station Related -

WHNR - "Don't Give a Rat's..." sticker - 2019
WHNR - Boss Hogg Radio
billboard - 2019
WHNR - Remote setup - 2019

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- Other Central Florida Stations -

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WFLN - Jack Welch - 2018
WFLN - Three generations
of owners - 2015
WWLL - Dave Onsted - 2019

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