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, 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, WNLT, WNSI, WNZE, WOFN, WOJC, WOKF, WPAS, WPDS, WPIN AM/FM, WPKM, WPLP, WPOI, WPSO AM/FM, WQBN, WQSA, WQSR, WQXM, WQYK AM/FM, WRAV, WRBB, WRBQ AM/FM, WRFA, WRMD, 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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Tampa Bay Audio Clips
WGUL - Dave Harrell - 1979
(Jeff Miller via Dick Wheeler)
WPOI - Flip from 80s hits 'The Point' to CHR 'Hot 101.5' - 2011
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Tampa Bay Photo Album
- People -
WDAE - Ron & Ian - 2012;
WFLA - Al Gardner and Tedd
Webb - 1989 (Bob Schuman);
WFLZ - BJ Harris & MJ Kelly
reunion - 2009 (Jay Nolan);
WGUL - Bob Catron - 1980s
WHBO - AM 1040 - Ronnie Lane, host of 'Prime Time' - 2010;
WLCY - Bill Winters - mid 1960s;
WPKM - Dave Harrell - mid 60s (Dave Harrell);
WXGL - Ed Allen - ca. 2014
- Studios -
WFLA - Jackson St. studios
from postcard view -
late 50s/early 60s (Earl Polk);
WJBB - Sarasota's Terrace Hotel close-up - ca. 1927;
WKXY - 10th Street studio
building close-up - 1966
(Tony W. Fernandez)
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Tampa Bay Memorabilia
- Newspaper Ads/Articles -
Sarasota Journal area radio
station listing - 1964; Tampa Tribune radio listing for WDAE
and WGBH - 1926 (Jeff Miller); WFLA - Jim Harriott's Car Hop
Party - 1959 (Dick Wheeler);
WKXY - Dodie Davis - 1955
- Station Related -
WFLA - Single channel
radio - ca. 1941;
WFLZ - 8-oz. ceramic coffee
mug - early 90s;
WKXY - Press pass (P.K. Griffin); WMNF - Pair of
WQYK - Coverage map brochure - late 1970s;
WRBQ - Cat Summers
autograph card - 1980s;
WUSF - "Underground Railroad" sticker - early 1970s;
WYNF - 94.9 - Commemorative
t-shirt celebrating 10-years
on the air - ca. 1987
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(WPUL, WVFM, WEZY, WLKF)
passed away July 12 at age 83
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The 10th Annual
Tampa Bay Radio Reunion
Sat., Nov. 7, 2-5 pm
Joe's Crab Shack
2730 Gulf to Bay, Clearwater