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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

April 2020

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- Featured Audio Clip -

Q105's Mason Dixon reflects on his career - 2020 (fox13news.com)

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Tampa Bay Stations

- WHO'S WHO -
-
New Bio -

Bob Ruark

- AUDIO CLIPS -

WFLA - Bob Lassiter Returns - 1996
WFLZ - MJ's Froggy - Aretha
parody - ca. 2010
WSUN - Neil Rogers - 1992
(Rich Marino)
WYND - Jimmy Jay - 1969

- PHOTO ALBUM -
- People -

WALT - Richard E. Oppenheimer - 1987
WCTQ - Frank Benny - ca. 2003
WDCF - Frank Vuolo & Mike Lannon - 1967
WFLZ - Hawk Harrison - 1992
WGUL - Tom Fleming - 2000
(Jeff Miller)
WIOK - Goldie Thompson - 1957
WLCY - Bob Ruark - ca. 1965
(Craig Ruark)
WLPJ - Andrew Stamat - 1984
(Jeff Miller)
WPIN - Bob Ruark - 1964 -
(Craig Ruark)
WPOI - Jayde Donovan - 2012
WQSR - Neal Mirsky - 1976
WRBQ - JoJo Kincaid - ca. 2011
WSRZ - 106.3 - Greg Rice - 2009
WTBN - Keith Alan - 2016
WTRL - Walt Gebhardt - 1970s
WUSA - Pat McMahon - 1994
WXTB - A.J. Malone - 2018
WYUU - Nio Fernandez - 2017

- Studios -

WINQ - Hillsboro Hotel - 1962
WKXY - Control room - 1966
(WKXY Facebook page)
WSRZ - 107.9 - Control room console - 1999 (Brian Holmes)

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- MEMORABILIA -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WAMR - Scott & Jake Show - 2005 (Rich Marino)
WDAE - Bob Ruark Means Controversy - 1968 (Craig Ruark)
WDAE - Taft to buy WDAE - 1978 (Earl Polk)
WHBO - AM 1040 - Abandoned? Betrayed? Sold Out? - 1989
WILZ - Bob Ruark is Back
(Craig Ruark) - 1970
WINQ - We Do Not Apologize - 1970 (Craig Ruark)
WKXY - Charlie Fernandez article - Mass Appeal - 1979
WLCY - Tonight on "Open Mike" - 1967 (Craig Ruark)
WYND - Surf Row Radio 1280 - 1966

- Station Related -

WBRN - Bubba's Army/Go Bolts
t-shirt - ca. 2016
WLLD - Interoffice memo - 1999 (Orlando Davis)
WPDS - Paradise 93.3 FM logo -
ca. 1986
WQXM - "98 Rock Your Album Station" t-shirt - 1980s
WSRQ - "Where Sarasota Comes to Talk" logo - 2011

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