TOTEM nanosatellite SDR platform

Flight Heritage since 2018

TOTEM nanosatellite SDR platform

Price on request

TOTEM is a high-performance SDR platform designed for nanosatellites which include a UHF front end TOTEM Motherboard is the control unit and the RF transceiver while TOTEM UHF front end is an external UHF front end piggyback board An embedded Linux and a wide frequency range transceiver allows the user to fully cover most used nanosatellite frequency bands and quickly deploy multiple SDR applications.

Availability: 12 weeks

TOTEM brochure

TOTEM Datasheet

STEP file

Vendor: Alén Space
Sold By : Alen Space Category:


  • High-performance System-On-Chip (SoC) – Xilinx Zynq-7000 series
  • Wide frequency range RF transceiver (AD9364)
  • Full duplex communication
  • FSI-connector based interface
  • Option to combine in the same payload several applications (SDR, ADS-B, AIS, IoT, and SIGINT) with different frequency bands
  • SDR transceiver across several frequency bands: UHF, VHF, S-band and L-band
  • Processing capabilities for X-band, Ka-band and Ku-band


  • Frequency range: 70 MHz – 6 GHz


  • 2x 4Gb DDR3L (1 GB or 512 MB with ECC) DDR3L
  • 1 GB NAND Flash
  • 4 Mb MRAM (SPI controlled)

Dimensions: 89.3 x 93.3 x 14 mm

Mass: 130 g

Power Supply: 5V

Power Consumption:

Operational temperature: -40º to 85ºC


  •  2 TX
  • 3 RX

Software: SDK

Front-end Daughterboards available:

  • UHF
  • VHF

EGSE (optional)