Thanks for the reply. That may well be the next step to try. What is frustrating is that everything works great with the same setup to my Dell dual core desktop running N1MM+.
Good to know someone else out there running a Lenovo Thinkpad with that interface.
At this point RFI isn't an issue as I haven't gotten to the point of trying to XMIT since it won't even work on receive yet!!
73 and thanks,