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 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.
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
|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, WENG, 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, 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, WSEB, 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, WTZB, 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, WBIL, WCAC,
WDBO AM/FM, WFHT, WFLN, WHOO AM/FM, WITS, WJCM, WJFH, WKGF AM/FM, WKHF, WLOF,
WOKD AM/FM, WPRV, WSEB AM/FM, WSKP, WSLC, WWKE, WWLL, WWOJ, WWRZ, WWTK, WXKT, WYMR, WZSP, WZTK, WZZS
New This Month
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Who's Who - New Bios
Orlando Davis, Aaron Jacobson, Fran Ratteree
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Tampa Bay Audio Clips
WRBQ- First Month on the Air:
Griff in the Morning, Alan O'Brien, Bill Garcia, Tim Davisson, Scott Stone - Dec. 1973 (Rich Marino)
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Tampa Bay Photo Album
- People -
WCTQ - 92.1- Maverick
& Lulu - 2011
WDAE - Al Ford flying Tillie - 1971
WFLA - Big Dom Siciliano - 2014
WFLZ - Bryan Sykes
WFSO - Dan Johnson
WFUS - Catfish & Launa -
WGUL - Ralph B. Johnson - 1980s (Jeff Miller)
WHNZ - Tamsen Fadal -
WILZ - Dave Allison, Dave Wright, Scott Owens - 1973 (Scott Owens)
WILZ - Dave Wright - 1973
WLCY - Chip Collins - 1960
WPLP - David Gold - ca. 1981
WRBQ - John Kelly - 2005
WTSP - Dick Whittington - 1940s
- Studios -
WALT - Tower demolition - 1966 (Dick Wheeler)
WSUN - 97X studio - 2017
WXGL - 'The Eagle' control room - 2017 (Jay Tyler-Wheatstone)
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- Tampa Bay Memorabilia -
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -
Tampa Bay Disc Jockey Contest - 1956 (Earl Polk)
WALT - Contest rigged - 1967
WLCY - The Weather Chick's obit - 1966 (Dick Wheeler)
WSUN - Radio/TV bids - 1966
- Station Related -
Reception letter for WFLA/WSUN - 1932
WCTQ - 92.1 - "New Country" sticker - 1999
WDAE - Tom Darren billboard -
WDCL - Matchbook - late 1950s
WLCY - Free admission ticket - 1976 (Bruce Clark)
WRBQ - Hot air balloon lapel pin
WSRZ - 106.3 - Music log -
1994 (Rich Marino)
WXTB - "98 Rock." New 98 Rocks the Bay billboard - early 1990s (Austin Keyes)
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- Featured Station -
- Photo Album - People -
WONN - Ted Covington - early 1950s (Hall Communications)