NOTICE: The following ZOOM Invitation will only connect you to the April 8th Texas Republic’s Congressional Joint Session on April 8, 2017, as early as 8:00 A.M. however it will be idle and likely neither audio or video transmissions before 9:30 A.M.
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, (646) 558 8656 or (408) 638-0968. When prompted enter the Meeting ID number (the six 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 Joint 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: 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 past 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 JOINT SESSION OF CONGRESS AND RULES OF PROCEDURE ARE FOLLOWED.
HERE BELOW IS THE ZOOM INVITATION:
The Republic of Texas is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Texas Republic’s Joint Congressional Session’s Zoom Meeting
Time: April 8, 2017 8:00 AM (GMT-6:00) Central Time (US and Canada)
Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/513812603
Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll): +14086380968,826110452# or +16465588656,826110452#
Or Telephone: Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 513 812 603
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/zoomconference?m=56UkesCXzhDXSaHKAXEDrE7RJuRq2xp1