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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 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, 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
, 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 AM/FM, 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

January 2015

Who's Who - New Bios

Shannon Burke, Randy Wynne

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Tampa Bay Audio Clips

WHFS - '98.7 The Fan' sign off - 2014 (Dick Wheeler)
WRBQ - Arch Deal, Cleveland Wheeler, Bill Connelly - 1980s

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Tampa Bay Photo Album

- People -

WDAE - Lowell Thomas - late 1940s; WFLZ - Dave 'Flash' Morgan - 1991; WLCY - Ron Parker, Claude Hall, Alicia Bridges - late 1970s; WRBQ - Pat Brooks, Scott Shannon, Cleveland Wheeler - early 1980s (Sid Grubbs); WSUN - Curt Leonard - 1961; WTYM - Gabriel 'Puly' Sequeira - 1985 (Earl Polk);
WYNF - 94.9
- Staff picnic - late 1980s (Jim Greenslate)

- Studios -

WDAE - 1936 model Collins 32-G Transmitter; WDCF - Control room - 2014 (Jeff Miller); WKXY - 2500 10th Street original studio building - 1965 (Dan Silverman); WZHR - Control room - 2014 (Jeff Miller)

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Tampa Bay Memorabilia

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WPLP - "Sports Locker Room" - 1980 (Dino Roel); plus from Earl Polk: WDAE - FM 101 Rock - 1972; WTMP - "Goldie Sez" endorsement - 1971; WTMP - Goldie Thompson dies - 1972; WTMP - Goldie Thompson obit - 1972; WTMP - Heavenly Trumpets - 1971

- Station Related -

(From Bill Burnett): Promotional coffee cups for WDAE, WYNF, WKRL - 1980s; WFLA - Coffee cup - late 1980s; WSUN - "Commitment to News" coffee cup - late 1980s; WSUN - "Country Classics" coffee cup - ca. 1992; WWRM - "Warm 107" coffee cup - ca. 1989

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Featured Stations

Memorabilia

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

WLAK - Lakeland City Directory station ad - 1955 (Earl Polk);
WONN - Bobby Rydell Star Spectacular ad - 1965

- Station Related -

WLAK - QSL verification letter - 1969; WONN - Promotional porcelain ashtray - 1960s; WONN QSL verification letter - 1973

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Other Stations - Photo Album

- People -

WGTO - Spencer Danes -
circa 1970 (Greg Danes)

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Remembering...

Bob Mackey
(WALT, WDAE)
passed away Dec. 11, 2014 at 86

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