Level 3 violation?

I was in KSAN and ATC went off air even without a warning. We continued the announcements and broadcasts through taxing to holding short and then on take off I received a level 3 without ATC for entering the running without authorization? Is this legit?

Hey there! If you wish to contact the appeals team about a wrongful report given to you either by the system or by a controller, using this link would put you through to the appeals team who would be happy to assist you.

Sorry to hear that you’ve received a violation. Hope you can have it reversed!


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