I was inbound at OTHH with an A340 and the tower started to contact me because I didn’t saw that the frequency was active.
When I contact the frequency I was at 14000 ft instead of 5000 ft so @XY_MAGIC warned me by using the message « check tutorials for using ATC instructions ».
I decided to continue my descend because I know that for the last turn I will be stabilized for the ILS interception.
But the controller decide to give me a level 3 violation which I think is unjustified because he didn’t told me to make any actions for spacing. Altitudes used for the STAR approach are not maximum but minimum so I can be above if I want.
Can someone explain me this decision ? Because I don’t agree.