First time using Zoom-Download the App (See the "Zoom and How to Get Started" on the Homepage) onto your phone or ipad or computer, THEN you may join a meeting by using ONE of the ways, either above or to the right:
1) Click on the link provided OR
2) Type in the Zoom link, click Join Meeting and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode OR
3) Dial the closest phone number and enter the meeting info
This is called the Gallery View, where you see many faces. Upper-right click changes to Speaker View. Icons along the bottom are Mute/Unmute, Video On/Off, CHAT...etc.
Click on the CHAT icon to open the box and see who's chatting.
This is a close-up of those icons along the bottom. On a phone, you may need to click on "more" to see them.
Once the CHAT box is open, look for the "Type Message Here..."
You may send your name and call sign to "Everyone" or click the drop-down arrow and choose Krissy.
Click on the "Type message here..." then type your name and call sign then push the ENTER or return key on your keyboard.
Your name and call sign should then appear up above in the CHAT box.
It's that easy!