At that time we did not have 30m. Personally, it's usually the first band I check when I get on the air. I've worked Antarctica a number of times on.
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR HF AMATEUR RADIO BANDS! A neighbor to the AM Broadcast band just slightly higher in frequency, 160 has very similar.
(proposed new 30m calling frequency for USA, North America, and Region 2) Narrow band SSTV, volochek.info.