Introduction to communication systems. Linear modulation techniques: AM, DSB, SSB, VSB. AM transmission and super heterodyne receivers. Exponential modulation techniques: FM, NBFM, PM. Analog pulse modulation. Noise effects on linear and exponential modulation techniques. Study of several analog systems which may include: AM and FM radio broadcasting, stereo FM, TV broadcasting, telephony system, frequency-division multiplexing (FDM). Pulse code modulation. Delta modulation. Baseband coding transmission. Optimum detection. Correlation techniques. Probability of error of baseband modulation. Baseband power spectral analysis. Pre-req.: COME 381.