It’s in the name, but different people may have different ideas of what it means. Officially, it’s a Metropolitan Statistical Area defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget known fully as “Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metropolitan Statistical Area”. It is made up of the following counties:
General county statistics:
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Geodata is 2001 County Boundary Map from National Atlas by the USGS
Amateur data is calculated from “active” amateur radio operators in the FCC ULS as of February 12 2014, geolocated via Bing!
Clearly, there is a wide range of user density throughout the region. As a result, deployment decisions will be made with this in mind.