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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

December 2021

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- Tampa Bay Stations -
- AUDIO CLIPS -

WCTQ - Tracy Black - 2003
(Rich Marino)
WDAE - 1250 jingle - 1974
WFLZ - Kevin Michaels - 1991
WRBQ - Jam Productions' "Christmas Kit" jingles - 1977
- Featured Audio Clip -
WDAE's Ron Diaz signs off - 2020 (BayNews9)

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WCTQ/WRBQ - Wanda Myles WDAE - Darryl Tharin - 1984
WDAE - Ronald J. Ebben - 1972
WFLA - Cary Harrison
WPLP - David Fowler - 1990s
WQXM - Al Peterson - 1981
WTCX - Chris Carpenter - ca. 1970 (Chris Carpenter)
WTSP - Ross Hancock & Santa - 1944

- Studios -

WWMI - 1380 transmitter site - 2012/2019 (Mike Clark)

- MEMORABILIA -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WCKX - Johnny Velchoff to PD - 1982
WJYW - Scott Robbins new ops manager - 1982
WSRZ - 102.5 - Happy Holidays - 1983
WTSP - Goes Phonetic - 1959


- Station Related -

WTCX - "Stereo Rock" sticker -
ca. 1969 (Chris Carpenter)
WTCX - "Stereo Rock" t-shirt -
ca. 1969 (Chris Carpenter)
WTCX - Station letterhead -
1960s (Chris Carpenter)

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- Other Stations -
- AUDIO CLIPS -

WWAB - "Sunnyside Up Morning Show" - 2021


- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WCIE - Paul Garber
WQPD - Cameron Harper
WQPD - Steve Michaels

- Studios -

WWRZ - New studio console -
2019 (Eric Michaels)

- MEMORABILIA -
- Station Related -

WGTO - "54 Great Country Music" sticker - 1978 (Craig Nelson)
WGTO - Promotional cup -
ca. 1968 (Jerry Kiefer)
WGTO - Listener reception verification card - 1988

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- Other Polk County Stations -
- AUDIO CLIPS -

WHNR - Boss Hogg Radio
Station ID - 2020
WHNR - "Sunnyside Up Morning Show" - 2021

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WINT - Daylon Rushing - 1960s
WZNG - Paul Garber - late 1970s

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- Remembering... -

Joe Patrick
former WQYK PD (1977-1980)
and WPCV programming consultant
passed away Nov. 2021 at 74.

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