In October 2006, Peter Birk (formerly WB2DCG) of Virginia Beach,
Virginia, applied for a vanity call sign, K4ZL, under the FCC's Vanity
Call Sign Program. This call sign was previously held by Elmer B.
Jackson, Jr of Lavergne, Tennessee. Jackson held this call sign since
before 1978; it was set to expire June 11, 2008. In October 2006, the
Commission received notification that Jackson had passed away February
14, 2004, so the FCC canceled his license as of this date. More than two
years after the date of Jackson's death, Birk applied for and received