The URSI awards are presented at the Opening Ceremony of the URSI General Assembly.
The "senior" awards are the Balthasar van der Pol Gold Medal, the John Howard Dellinger Gold Medal, the
Appleton Prize, and the Booker Gold Medal, and the "junior" award is the Koga Gold Medal.
Recipients of the URSI Awards 1963
Balthasar van der Pol Gold Medal
Sir Martin RYLE, UK
Citation: "Application of the phase switching and aperture synthesis techniques to antennas for radio astronomy.".