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    PHL from a lvl 5 up/down (first facility)?

    Can anyone from Philly give me some input on the environment there and if it would be acceptable to come from my first facility (lvl5) to a lvl 11 in Philly? I'm not sure if I'm in over my head if I were to make such a jump, I've heard in a way it's "easier" to go to a higher facility because...
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    Can an identified IFR flight I'm talking to merge with an unidentified VFR flight unverified altitude (but altitude is at least 1000ft difference)?

    I've been told 1. they can merge because the altitude is there 2. They can merge, but you have to give traffic and "targets appear likely to merge, would you like a vector?" and if they request one, you vector. 3. VFR altitude is unverified, keep them separated. Class E airspace. I do #3...
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    Can an identified IFR flight I'm talking to merge with an unidentified VFR flight unverified altitude (but altitude is at least 1000ft difference)?

    I've been told 1. they can merge because the altitude is there 2. They can merge, but you have to give traffic and "targets appear likely to merge, would you like a vector?" and if they request one, you vector. 3. VFR altitude is unverified, keep them separated. Class E airspace.