> On the linux side, could also be some issues with kernel drivers; I
> think that laptop uses Intel wireless, so this may be related:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/288401 > iwl3945 driver doesn't see !US wireless channels on UK laptop
> Even though it's the opposite (doesn't see US channels), it might be
No, it says "!US" - I'm pretty sure he means "doesn't see non-US
channels". iow, exactly what Steve is seeing.