Overview and history of wireless and mobile communication systems. Basic principles and technologies. The second generation (2G) cellular systems. Third generation (3G) cellular systems. Frequency planning and "handoff" strategy. Co-channel and adjacent channel interference. Trunking systems. Cell division. The capacity of cellular systems. The propagation of radio waves and basic mechanisms of propagation. Predicting the level of the electric field. Practical techniques of propagation losses. Propagation models in the environment. Propagation models inside the building. Basics of 4G cellular systems. Basics of MIMO OFDM systems and transmission techniques.