|City of license||St. Petersburg, Florida|
|Broadcast area||Tampa, Florida|
|Slogan||Tampa Bay's Country Station|
|First air date||May 1958 (as WTCX)|
|Callsign meaning||tribute to sister station WQIK in Jacksonville|
|Former callsigns||WTCX (1958-1972)|
|Sister stations||WLLD, WHFS, WRBQ, WHFS-FM, WYUU
part of CBS Corp. cluster with TV station WTOG
WQYK-FM (99.5 FM) is a commercial country music radio station in Tampa, Florida. It is currently under ownership of CBS Radio. Its studios are in St. Petersburg (city of license) while its transmitter is east of Palm River-Clair Mel.
It signed on the air in May 1958 as WTCX. WTCX was a 31,000 watt classical music station and the first Tampa Bay FM to introduce stereo sound. It went on the air in 1958 from a tiny studio at the transmitter site at 5750 North Haines Road in St. Petersburg, Florida and was owned by Trans-Chord company. - The call letters changed to the current WQYK-FM in 1972.
- WQYK Website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for WQYK
- Radio-Locator information on WQYK
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for WQYK
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