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City of license St. Petersburg, Florida
Broadcast area Tampa, Florida
Branding 99.5 WQYK
Slogan Tampa Bay's Country Station
Frequency 99.5 MHz
First air date May 1958 (as WTCX)
Format Country
ERP 100,000 watts
HAAT 174 meters
Class C1
Facility ID 28619
Callsign meaning tribute to sister station WQIK in Jacksonville
Former callsigns WTCX (1958-1972)
Owner CBS Radio
Sister stations WLLD, WHFS, WRBQ, WHFS-FM, WYUU
part of CBS Corp. cluster with TV station WTOG
Webcast Listen Live
Website wqyk.com

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.

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Coordinates: 27°55′55″N 82°24′04″W / 27.932°N 82.401°W / 27.932; -82.401