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WRBU East Saint Louis, IL
Ion CH 56 UHF

WRBU is a TV station in East Saint Louis, Illinois, broadcasting on digital channel 56 on a UHF frequency. WRBU is an affiliate of Ion and carries 5 subchannels: Qubo, Ion Plus, Ion Shop, QVC, and HSN.

VHF & UHF in the Age of Digital TV The advent of digital over-the-air television has greatly improved the way we enjoy our local broadcast TV. Before DTV, picking up a distant analog TV signal usually involved turning your rabbit ears to different angles until the crackling faded away. Nowadays, it’s more cut-and-dry – you either...

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