Zoom Tele-conference

NOTICE: The following ZOOM Invitation will only connect you to the Texas Republic’s Congressional Session on June 13, 2020, as early as 8:30 A.M. however it will be idle and likely neither audio or video transmissions before 9:30 A.M. 

PLEASE BE AWARE: As of May 30, 2020 ZOOM has upgraded its program to address security issues and requires this update be included by all using ZOOM.  It will automatically update if you attempt to logon for the first time on June 13th. This will delay the logon.  You are advised to attempt to logon initially between 9:00 and 9:15 AM to better assure you will not miss any of the Congressional Session.

HOW TO USE ZOOM LIVE VIDEO CONFERENCING:

A.) TO CONNECT BY TELEPHONE: The phone only allows an audio connection for you to listen or to speak.  Simply dial one of the two phone numbers, (253) 215 8782 or (346) 248 7799.  When prompted enter the Meeting ID number (the Nine digit number included in the ZOOM Invitation) followed by either #  (pound sign) or / (hash sign).  You will then be prompted to enter your participant ID or #.  You will have no participant ID so just enter #.  You should now be audio connected to the Republic’s Congressional Session.  Please identify yourself to the host/chairman and then please mute your phone to avoid background noise. Should you wish to speak un-mute your phone and state your name and wait for the session chairman to acknowledge you by giving you the floor. Otherwise, you should not speak.

NOTE: Newly added by ZOOM is a password. This password is listed in the invitation details below. There are also instructions for using iPhone one-tap included in the ZOOM Invitation.

B.) TO CONNECT USING YOUR COMPUTER OR “SMART” DEVICE VIA THE INTERNET:   This will allow audio and video connection including a chat room and desktop sharing.  You will also have the ability to see who all is attending the session virtually.  To join over the internet  using the ZOOM invitation go to the line stating: “Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:” and mouse click on the  URL (web address) which should be a live link – if not, copy and paste the URL onto the address line of your browser and hit “enter”.  This should take you to the ZOOM site where it may ask you to make further selections to launch the application.  Select Zoom and click on “OK”.  If prompted please enter your name.  Familiarize yourself with the desktop and the various options for viewing, how to raise your hand and use the chat room for personal or group written notes.  Please identify yourself to the host/chairman.  If you wish to speak please click the “raise your hand” button and await recognition by the host/chairman.  If not acknowledged in a reasonable time, state your name and request the floor from the host/chairman.  Then await acknowledgement and granting “of the floor”.  REMEMBER THIS IS A SESSION OF CONGRESS AND RULES OF PROCEDURE ARE FOLLOWED.

ZOOM INVITATION:

Topic: Republic of Texas Congressional Session on Zoom

Time: June 13, 2020 8:30 AM Central Time (US and Canada)

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81683366203?

iPhone one-tap (US Toll): +13462487799,, 8210628248# US (Houston) or  +12532158782,,82106282482# US (Tacoma)

Telephone: Dial +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) or +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

Meeting ID: 821 0628 2482

Zoom Password: 760725

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kqrvfq1BK