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City London, Cardiff
Broadcast area United Kingdom:
London, Cardiff (DAB)
Worldwide (Internet)
Slogan "The radio station where votes decide the music."
Format New and live music
Owner TIML Radio Limited
Sister stations Absolute Radio
Absolute Classic Rock
Absolute Radio 60s
Absolute Radio 70s
Absolute 80s
Absolute Radio 90s
Absolute Radio 00s
Absolute Radio Extra
First air date1 October 2009 (2009-10-01)
Last air date25 August 2010 (2010-08-25)
Former namesCTRL

Dabbl was a user-controlled radio station broadcast on the Internet and on DAB Digital Radio in Cardiff 24 hours a day and in London from 7pm to 6am daily. Its content was chosen by members of Absolute Radio's website VIP Service, who select songs which are then voted for. Songs with the most votes are then broadcast. It operated from October 1, 2009 until August 25, 2010.



Dabbl first appeared on DAB in London under the name "CTRL", however this was just broadcasting the "Absolute Radio" launch clock sound.


The station was previously available on the multiplexes in London on the Switch multiplex between 7 pm and 6 am, and in Cardiff and online 24 hours a day. In Bristol & Bath, Southend & Chelmsford, Swindon, Reading & Basingstoke, it was replaced by the more popular Absolute 90s in June 2010.

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