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.

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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
, 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 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

April 2015

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Who's Who - New Bios

Hugh R. Hughes, Jr.,
Zoltan Koppany
, and
Mike Waters

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Tampa Bay Audio Clips

WGUL - Station ID - 2002
(Dick Wheeler);
WHNZ - Station ID - 2011;
WTBT - Dave Cash - early 2000s

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Tampa Bay Photo Album

- People -

WBRD - Bill Bailey & gospel duo - early 2000s; WBRN - Mike Waters as 'Ned' - 2015; WDAE - Al Ford (TeddWebb.com); WFLA - Unidentified woman at Rocky
Pointe transmitter entrance - 1940s; WFLZ - M.J. Kelli and
morning show cast - circa 2007; WGUL - Thad Lowery (Jeff Miller); WKXY - A.G. "Tony" Fernandez (Tony R. Fernandez); WTUN - Jim Griffin - 1961 (Jim Griffin)

- Studios -

WBRN
- The Bubba the Love Sponge Studios - 2015;
WSUN - Million Dollar Pier studios - photo 6 - 1954 (Mike Clark)

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Tampa Bay Memorabilia

- Music Surveys -

WTMP - "Disco-Soul Playlist" - week ending April 20, 1976;
WSUN
- "Sun Country" music survey - April 12, 1980; WYND - "Surf Row Survey" - week of Feb. 18, 1967 (David Patrick Williams)

- Newspaper Ads/Articles -

From Kevin Coldiron:
WQXM
- "98 Rock. Shops" - 1981; WYNF 94.9 - On air lineup - 1995

- Station Related -

Tampa-St. Pete Spring ARB ratings - 1982 (Kevin Coldiron);
WUSF
- The Death of the Railroad - 1970s (Aaron);
WXTB
- "98Rock" Rock-O-Dile
setup at remote site -
ca. 1990 (Kevin Coldiron)

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Remembering...

Buddy Penn
(WONN/WWAB)
passed away Feb. 5, 2015 at 82

Hugh R. Hughes, Jr.
(WWAB)
passed away Mar. 17, 2015 at 87

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