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 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

October 2020

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- Featured Audio Clip -

WFLA - Jack Harris
celebrates 50 years - 2020

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- Tampa Bay Stations -

- AUDIO CLIPS -

WCTQ - Scott Innis - 2004
(Rich Marino)
WQYK - Station ID - 1992
WRBQ - Station ID - ca. 2009
WYND - Dave Kay - 1980
(Dave Kalahar)

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WDAE - "Go For the Guinness" - 1977
WFLA - Jack Harris - looking back - 2020
WFLZ - Marc Chase - 1991
WIQI - Jack R. Evans - ca. 1986
WKRL - Beau Raines - 1986
WRBQ - John Clay - 1991
WSRZ - 106.5 - Tom Evans - 1980s (Tom Evans Krause)
WSUN - Warren Johnson - 1957
WTCX - Douglas Pidgeon - 1960s
WTMY - Sean Osborne
(Ozzie the Sports Junkie)
WXTB - Ted Kamikaze and
Scott Ledger - ca. 1990

- Studios -

Beasley Media Group - 2019
Former WAMR/WRAV/WCTQ/WDDV studios - 2006 (Rich Marino)
WDAE - Forest Hills transmitter site & antenna system - ca. 1929
WMNF - Studio - ca. 2006
(Jeff Miller)
WRBQ - Early control room - 1970s
WTMY - Studio building - 2018
(Big John Sampson)

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- MEMORABILIA -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WCKX - Wally Sale new PD - 1982
WDUV - Jeff Kapugi now PD - 1996
WPLP - Jeff Brooks boosted to PD - 1983
WQBN - Super Q 1300 ad - 2011

- Station Related -

WMBR - Recption letter - 1932
WYOU - Coverage map (R&B) - 1963

- Featured Station -

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WPLA - Al Berry - 2004/2015
WPLA - Hank Robinson - 1957
WPLA - Peace River Boys - 1950s

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- MEMORABILIA -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WPLA - Byron Clark wins DJ race - 1961 (Earl Polk)

- Station Related -

WPLA - "Leonard's Losers" poster - late 1960s
WPLA - Pepper-Tanner
"Now Sound" jingles - 1970

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- Other Stations -

- PHOTO ALBUM - People -

WWAB - Fester Jenkins and
Tater Hays - 2020

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