Thanks for the quick reply!
I took a look through the datasheets, and there is some good info in there. However the one other thing besides baud rate that I KNOW is correct is the device/port number.
I'm making a new cable now, just to eliminate that as a potential problem. However I've gone through my breadboard and wires with a multi meter to make sure things are going where I think they should be. Not that it's in the least bit complicated :-?
And sorry about not using a CODE tag, but I wasn't sure what it is on this board, and out of the half million buttons I don't see one for adding code tags