The Development of Radio Astronomy Research at the Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR
The history of the development of radio astronomy in the Ukraine is described. The construction of unique radio telescopes and radio interferometers operating at decameter wavelengths is of special interest. The results of important studies of the Sun, planets and Galactic sources at these wavelengths are presented. The importance of detecting atomic line radio emission is underscored.