Taking the advice from Eric Rosenthal I retested the Uniden radio receiver against Tony’s telemetry radio receiver. I setup the Uniden by turning off all the auto features and manually controlling the frequency stepping. I used the good collar which has a frequency of 148.500 MHz. The setting that Eric Rosenthal recommended were set in the first round of testing and remained for this test. The only change was I set the radio to manual mode instead of automatic. The second test mimic the first. I set the collar at a fixed position while I walked away from the collar with the telemetry receiver and the Uniden receiver in my hand. One curious fact that I found in conducting the test was stepping the frequency higher and lower from the base of 148.500 MHz proved to increase the reception of the signal as I increased distance from the collar. I stepped the frequency .1 KHz on the telemetry receiver and I stepped the frequency 10 KHz on the Undien (this is the minimal step increment for the Undien). When I heard the signal dying off I would increment up and down the frequency to improve reception. This was affective for the telemetry receiver but doing the same to the Uniden did not result in a better reception. Both receiver received a clear signal for about 300 feet. After 300 feet the Uniden receiver began to lose the signal as I walked further away. In short the first test that Zeven and I did were accurate. The settings that Eric suggested were indeed what we had configured for the first test.
No change the Uniden scanners won’t work.