In our area there three that would probably the easiest to hit. Before I got my base set up, I also used an HT and I had good results reaching all three repeaters. There is also one in short mountain near Murfreesboro. I’m on DMR quite a bit and really enjoy it. 

There is also a Simplex DMR net that N8NUT Carl holds for digital modes, to include DMR, on Saturdays starting at 1930hrs. 

What kind of radio are you getting? DMR seemed a bit daunting to me at first. But once you understand it’s quite simple. I read W2XAB’s guide and it was really helpful. The link is below.

if you need any help, send me an email and I’ll be happy to help. My email on QRZ is good. 

Calros KO4JNY

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